Research Guides

English Literature

Welcome to the English Literature Subject Guide




The English and American Literature collection is one of the largest and most widely used in the libraries. The collection includes works of literature, criticism, biography, reference resources, and digital copies of primary texts published before 1900. Strengths of the collection include Caribbean, Early Modern, Ethnic, Transnationalism, Irish Modernism, World Literatures, and Translational Studies.


Your Librarian

Ava Brillat

Essential Databases
Other Databases
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
How to Find the Stacks

To get to the stacks, you must go to the 2nd floor of Richter Library. If you are getting off of the elevator, make a right. If you take the stairs, proceed straight toward the elevators and take a left. The stacks elevators will located down the hall; look for the hanging sign that reads "Stacks Elevators".

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Video Tutorials
How Do I Ask for Help?
Primary Resources
Digital Humanities Projects

The internet has provided a platform for many archival or primary source materials to be accessible electronically.

Also, check out DH Commons.

DH Commons is a forum for scholars to collaborate and individuals to gain access to otherwise remote materials.

General Databases
Background Information and Reference
Finding Literary Criticism
Citation Tools
Why cite?
Citation Tutorials
How to use class guides
Use the links on the right to connect to your course guide.  If you are an instructor and would like me to make a course guide for your class, email me at .  I would love to create one tailored to your students' needs!

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