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ENGL 201G: British Literature

Databases - Find scholarly articles on British Literature

 

Gale Literary Sources  

This comprehensive tool searches multiple literature database such as Gale Virtual Reference Library, Literature Resource Center, Literature Criticism Online, and the Dictionary of Literary Biography.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

 A collection of searchable reference sources in full text, including Short Stories for Students, Poetry for Students, Drama for Students, Feminism in Literature, and others.

Literature Resource Center 

Provides full-text access to literary criticism, book reviews and plot summaries, and over 130 literary journals.

Gale Literary Index

Master index to the major literature series published by The Gale Group. The titles indexed are located in the NCC Library's Reference section.

ProQuest 

Provides full-text access to a variety of publications, including literary journals.

Literature Criticism Online

Contains full-text articles from Drama Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism and Twentieth Century Criticism.

JSTOR

Contains full text articles from periodicals covering the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

EBSCOhost  

Provides full-text access to a variety of publications, including literary journals.

Know Your Sources

Scholarly

  • Articles are written by authorities in the field
  • Articles undergo a peer review process before acceptance for publication
  • Authors of articles always cite their sources
  • Examples: The Georgia Review, Studies in Short Fiction

Magazines

  • Intended for a general audience
  • Articles are written by staff reporters
  • Articles are heavily illustrated, generally with photographs
  • No peer review process
  • Articles usually do not have references or a bibliography
  • Examples: Newsweek, Time, People