A collection of resources supporting the English department from Expository Writing to the Senior English paper.
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2016
- MLA International Bibliography
Provides citations for scholarly research in international fields of literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore. Other materials included are books, dissertations, book chapters, and essay collections. No abstracts provided.
Provides full-text articles from scholarly journals in a broad spectrum of topics and disciplines. Coverage spans from the journals' inception to the most recent 3-5 years (current issues are not available).
- Google Scholar
Includes journal articles, book chapters and essays, and sometimes entire books. Text is frequently not available for free, but can be accessed using WorldCat or Interlibrary Loan.
- Academic Search Premier
Nearly everyone can find information on their topic in this tool. Use Limits to narrow by date, source type, and scholarly/popular.
- Humanities Full Text
Incorporates scholarly content from hundreds of journals along with reviews of many kinds of books, performances, and events.
Contains primary, international literature content, including poems, short stories, essays, speeches, and plays. Also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary. Can search by keyword, author, subject, work title, and more.
- Play Index
Searches thousands of plays. Search by title, author, subject, style, genre, and cast type.
- Project Gutenburg
Free eBooks that are culturally valuable in the United States and free from copyright law restrictions on publication and use.
- Short Story Index
Attempts to index all the important collections and anthologies of short stories.
- HathiTrust Digital Library
Provides access to texts freely available in the public domain. Some still within copyright limits are available to search, but not to view completely.
- Literary Reference Center Plus
Offers information from respected reference works, books, and literary journals & magazines as well as study guides and literary videos.
- MagillOnLiterature Plus
Includes literary plots, critical analyses, biographies and author information from Salem Press's Magill series.
- ACLS Humanities eBooks
Includes eBooks in the Humanities from common authors and titles to the more obscure.