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Student Library Research Awards
2023 submissions are open!
These awards were created to reward students who take the time to develop a thoughtful, methodical, and scholarly approach to the research needed for their papers and projects, as well as to encourage students to develop good research techniques.
Find out more at the Student Library Research Awards site
Course Guides in English and Comparative Literature
This guide will help you find resources for researching English and Comparative Literature. It aims to point you to the most useful starting points for your research.
If you have any questions about doing basic or in-depth research relating to English or Comparative Literature, please contact Karen Storz, Research and Instruction Librarian, firstname.lastname@example.org, or make an appointment on my calendar!
Featured Library Resources In English & Comparative Literature
MLA International Bibliography This link opens in a new window
Use this database to find books, book chapters, and articles on topics in languages, literature, film, folklore, and linguistics.
Literature Online (LION) This link opens in a new window
Literary texts from 1600 to the present, with literary criticism full-text 1998 to present.
Literature Resource Center This link opens in a new window
Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of authors and literary works from all genres and eras.
America: History & Life with Full Text This link opens in a new window
Articles on U.S. & Canadian history, covering prehistory to the present
Historical Abstracts with Full Text This link opens in a new window
Articles, book chapters, and books on historical subjects (excluding the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
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, American Studies
, Cinema & Media Studies
, Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences
, Comparative Literature
, East Asian Languages & Cultures
, East Asian Studies
, German & German Cultural Studies
, Italian Studies
, Latin American Studies
, Russian & Russian Area Studies