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Core English Literature Databases

Find Books

What is ILLiad?

  • ILLiad: ILLiad is the name of the library’s Interlibrary Loan system. Use ILLiad to request books and articles we don’t have in the library from other libraries around the world.

Reference: Find Background Information on Your Author/Topic

Literature Reference Resources:
Reference sources -- either in print or online -- are great for finding background information on a topic. Find out author information, socio/political history of a time period, important events, names of important scholars in the field, information on a literary movement, and helpful bibliographies for additional reading.

Here are three great options for finding reference material online:

Literary Criticism in Library Databases

Literary Criticism Resources:
Use these databases to find sources (journal articles, chapters in books, etc.) that analyze, discuss, and interpret works of literature.

Find Texts/Primary Sources

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