English Language & Literature: Major Resources

January 13, 2015

Gale Primary Sources

Research environment for finding primary sources. Currently searches across four platforms: 17th & 18th Burney Collection of newspapers; Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO); The Times of London Digital Archive 1785-2008; and The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive.

September 22, 2014

Merriam-Webster's Unabridged Dictionary Online

Searchable version of Merriam-Webster's complete and newly updated American dictionary. Includes definitions, example sentences, etymologies, and quotations.

June 13, 2013

Gale Literary Sources (formerly Artemis Literary Sources)

Two databases--Literature Resource Center and LitFinder--for researching authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Contains full text of literary works, journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, and biographical information.

August 4, 2011

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism

Guide to literary critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.

December 13, 2010

Literary Research Guide

"A selective, annotated guide to reference sources essential to the study of British literature, literatures of the United States, other literatures in English, and related topics."

August 15, 2008

Oxford Reference Online: English Dictionaries and Thesauruses

Collection of English language dictionaries and thesauruses.

August 15, 2008

Oxford Reference Online: Literature

Collection of dictionaries and other reference works on literature from Oxford University Press.

August 15, 2008

Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL)

Index of books, articles, and other publications on literature in English from Anglo-Saxon times to the present. Covers more British publications than MLA International Bibliography. Includes links to some full text. From the Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA).

August 15, 2008

Literature Online

Searchable archive of literary texts and complementary reference resources.

August 15, 2008

OED: Oxford English Dictionary

Searchable version of the Oxford English Dictionary, which traces the origins and usage of English words.


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