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English Literature and Language Resources: Literature

This guide is intended to provide guidance for students researching in the area of English language and literature.

Finding reference sources

Reference book sampler...

Finding Books


Search our library catalogue by KEYWORD when you don't know the Subject Heading, or if you are looking for something in an Anthology or Collection of essays.  Browse your results, using the assigned Subject Headings to find more books on your topic.

Search by Title or Author if you already know the book you are looking for.  Remember to type the Author's last name first!

Search by Subject Heading to find additional books on your topic, or books about a particular author.  Examples of the types of subject headings you can use:

  • literature (see related subjects)
  • literature 20th century history and criticism
  • literature and anthropology
  • literature and society
  • literature philosophy


Book sampler...

Finding newspaper, magazine and journal articles

Which newspapers, magazines & journals do we have?

By broad subject area: