This guide suggests resources appropriate to the study of the English language and literature written in English.
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2013
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Here are some links and information about our most commonly used resources in English language and literature research. If you need more material, use the tabs above to access more databases, books, links, citation help, and interlibrary loan information.
Search our databases plus the Library Catalog to find articles, books, and more. After your initial search, be sure to add Literature Resources from Gale from the menu on the right.
- Literature Resources from Gale (from the Alabama Virtual Library)
Searches several Gale Literature databases: Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Dictionary of Literary Biography, LitFinder, Merriam Webster Encyclopedia of Literature, Scribner Writers Series, and Twayne's Authors.
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- MLA International Bibliography
Scholarly research in language, literature, folklore, and linguistics; 1926-present.
- Google Scholar
Search broadly for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles; THIS LINK WILL CONNECT YOU TO SAMFORD HOLDINGS!