Books, Books, and more Books!
- Use our catalog
to find books, videos, CDs, etc.
- Use WorldCat
to find and request books from other libraries through Interlibrary
Loan. If you are
overwhelmed by the amount of content in WorldCat, try looking up a book
that has already been helpful to you. Then search by some of
the same subject terms. Or look for the section of the record
that says 'More Like This' and click the 'Advanced Options' link.
What you see there should help you find similar materials.
Finding an article can involve three steps.
& Databases to find articles or citations.
If the citation includes the full-text or image, you can get the
article right away. If not, go to Step 2.
Finder to see if we have the journal you want.
Note: this is the step to go
to if you *already have a citation* in hand. If
we do, get your article from the source. If not, go to Step 3.
Loan to request the article from another library.
Please allow time.
Selected Databases (Literature/Humanities)
Follow these links to see other Literature and Humanities oriented databases.
Online Reference Sources:
- provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis
of authors from every age and literary discipline and covers more than
90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers, with
in-depth coverage of 2,000 of the most-studied authors.
Reference Center - contains information from
over 1,000 books and monographs, major
literary encyclopedias and reference works, and hundreds of literary
journals. Includes detailed information on the most studied authors and
their works. Note: not all of the sources include the full text.
- includes more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry,
drama and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies and key criticism and
reference resources. This source is not as good for criticism as some
of the others.
Other Biographical Sources :
Suggestions for Citation Management:
– this is an excellent citation management tool that functions through
Firefox. Note that you will need to sign up for an account if
intend to use this on public/multiple computers. Pay careful
attention to which vresion is best for you to download.
tool integrates into Word or OpenOffice documents, via a plugin