Course Research Pages

LIT 304 - Modern World Literature

Finding Research on Literary Topics

Credo Reference - A good spot for overviews of topics.

EBSCOhost - Contains articles from a wide array of magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Use for overviews and background information.

JSTOR - Scholarly articles.

Literature Resource Center - Filled with information on authors, works, and literary style information.This is the place to start your search.

Oxford English Dictionary - Useful for definitions

Google Scholar - Provides access to scholarly literature only. Note that the full text is not available for all articles.

eNotes - note that some articles do not include full text.

Finding Books in Bowman Library

Bowman Library Catalog - Search by keyword or subject heading to find books in the Bowman Library collection. The following subject heading might be useful for this assignment.

Take a look at the six-volume set Short Story Criticism or the 94-volume set Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, both in the reference collection, to see if your story is covered.

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Research Tips

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Evaluating Web Resources

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Citing Your Research

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers - LB2369 .G53 2009 (Located in Library Permanent Reserves)