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Queen Elizabeth I ('The Ditchley portrait') by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger oil on canvas, circa 1592 NPG 2561 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Queen Elizabeth I ('The Ditchley portrait') by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger, oil on canvas, circa 1592. NPG 2561 © National Portrait Gallery, London. Creative Commons license.

 

Welcome to the Research Guide for ENG 111: Making Gloriana: Imagining Elizabeth I in Literature. This guide aims to point you to some useful starting places for your research. Please feel free to contact me for additional help navigating these resources or finding sources for your individual research topics. I'm happy to work with you on any aspect of the research process, whether in person, by email, or through a chat or video conference. See my contact information on this guide.

Background & Context

SuperSearch

SuperSearch is a great place to start for journal articles, books (including e-books), and almost everything else the library has, in one easy-to-use interface. You can use the filters on the results screen to improve your results.

 

 

To search with more focus and precision, use one of the key databases recommended on this guide.

Key Databases for Scholarly Articles

Go to the Library's Databases A-Z list and use the Subjects menu to find other databases relevant to your topic.

Primary Sources: Texts and Images

Tips on Finding & Using Books

Use the Wellesley Library Catalog to find books (including e-books), videos, and journals (but not individual articles). 

National Portrait Gallery: Elizabeth I & Her People

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Search Tip

Use AND to combine multiple concepts in your search. This will narrow your results.

Elizabethan poetry AND gender AND power

Use OR to find different ways your topic could be expressed. This will expand your results.

Elizabethan poetry AND 

(gender OR femininity) AND power 

Use an asterisk * to find variant endings, or as a wild card. This will expand your results.

wom*n   feminin*

Use quotation marks " " to search words as a phrase. This will narrow your results.

"Elizabeth I"

Selected E-Books on Elizabeth I

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