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English Courses & Research: Articles
on Literature

What can article sources do for you?

  • Shorter, narrower, more specific information (the opposite of an in-depth book)
  • Current information (news and magazines)
  • Scholarly research studies and results (peer-reviewed journals)

Print Journals

Most Useful Databases for Literary Research

We have several databases that will aid you in your research into Literature and Literary topics.

MLA International Bibliography is the premiere database for finding articles analyzing and researching literature.

  • Don't let the name throw you--it is not some sort of citation guide.
  • You will have to Interlibrary Loan (ILL) almost all articles you find in this database--it's primary benefit is that you will be able to find thousands of citations you can't otherwise (it's primary purpose isn't full text).

Literary Magazines in Print