English Literature

This page contains links to both subscribed resources available through the Archibald Library and recommended free resources.

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Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is the world's most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database. It contains a wide range of journal articles and other literature across virtually all academic disciplines.

E-books on EbscoHost (formerly NetLibrary)

This collection contains over 120,000 full-length e-books in virtually every academic discipline, with significant representation in literature. The database allows for searching within the text of the books as well as title and subject searching.

JSTOR (Arts & Science I, II, III, & V)

JSTOR provides access to back issues of important journals in the arts and sciences. The library currently has access to four of their arts and science collections. Subject areas covered include: humanities, social sciences, business, music, and language.

Literature Resource Center

The Literature Resource Center is a one stop database for material about authors and their works. Included are biographies of authors, overviews of their writing, and critical essays and articles about literature.

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Expanded Academic ASAP

Expanded Academic is a multi-disciplinary database of journal articles, with over 2,000 journals not represented in other library databases.

ACLS Humanities E-Book

This electronic resource includes about 4,000 full-text, cross-searchable books in the humanities selected by scholars for their continuing importance for research and teaching.

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Academic Info (Resource Directory)
A directory of useful links and resources sorted by specific subject areas. Most links include both printed reference works and electronic resources.

Digital Book Index
Links to thousands of full-text digital books from commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. Most of these books, texts, and documents are free.

Directory of Open Access Journals
Full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages.

Hathi Trust Digital Library
Digitized book and journal content including both in copyright and public domain materials digitized by Google, the Internet Archive, and Microsoft, as well as various public libraries.

Open Library
An open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Voice of the Shuttle (Resource Directory)
Links to humanities and humanities-related resources (both primary and secondary).