Library research for literature usually falls into these categories:
(1) Literary criticism: Book chapters or articles that analyze a short story, poem, novel or play.
(2) Author biography: Information about the life and work of an author.
The best library sources for these two items are:
Use the other tabs on this guide for additional sources and information.
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