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Literature Research

This guide is for English majors and anyone else interested in locating information about authors and their works.


To find periodical/journal articles and critical essays on American literary figures and their works, try the following databases. The literature databases are listed first followed by multidisciplinary databases which also contain scholarly and critical information on authors and works of literature. Off-campus access to databases requires an SCSU username and password. While many articles are available full text through the databases, some may be available only in print journals and some may not be available at all in Buley Library. Articles not available can be requested through Interlibrary loan.


Early American Newspapers Series II: 1859-1900



Literary Reference Center


Gale Literature Resource Center



Literature Online


 MLA  International Bibliography





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