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Find Background Information

  • Online encyclopedias
  • Reference books in the library
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Find Articles in more specialized databases

  • Contemporary Literary Criticism
  • World Shakespeare Bibliography
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Find Books

  • Search for books in the Five College Catalog
  • Use WorldCat to find books from libraries all over the world
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Find Primary Sources

  • EEBO: Early English Books Online
  • ECCO: Eighteenth Century Collections Online
  • More . . .
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  • MHC Faculty works in English
  • Sample searches
  • Sources used by other English students
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  • RefWorks
  • MLA Citation format

Find Book Reviews

  • Book Review Index
  • Book Review Digest
  • Newspapers
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  • Find the full text of an article
  • Determine if an article is scholarly
  • Find a book in the library
  • Get help with research


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