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English 111 - Meisel: Books & Articles
This guide provides search strategies and recommended resources for research in English 111 with Jacqui Meisel.
Watch the video below for an introduction to searching for books, articles, and more through the Luria Library's OneSearch.
Finding Articles Through Library Databases
You can find articles from periodicals (magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals) through OneSearch or by searching library databases directly. Databases will require you to log in with your Pipeline account information when you access them off campus. Ask a librarian for help choosing the best database for your topic, or explore the A-Z Databases list. Start by trying one of the databases below:
Recommended General Databases
The following databases include articles on a wide range of topics.
Academic Search CompleteThis database provides full text for more than 8,500 periodicals (magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals), including full text for nearly 7,300 peer-reviewed titles, in all subject areas. The database includes PDF content going back as far as 1887. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
Project MUSEProvides complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals in subject areas such as: ethnic studies; art and architecture; literature; education; film; theatre and performing arts; history; language; medicine and health; philosophy; religion; science, technology, and math; social sciences; and gender and sexuality. Contains over 525 journals, 335 of which are full text. An good source of scholarly articles for advanced literary criticism.
JSTORProvides full text articles from scholarly journals in a range of subject areas in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences, dating from the first issue (sometimes going back over 100 years) until five years ago. The Luria Library subscription includes the following collections: Arts & Sciences II; Arts & Sciences III; and Life Sciences.
Ethnic News WatchIncluded are journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and minority presses. The current collection, Ethnic NewsWatch™, covers 1990-present, and the historical collection, Ethnic NewsWatch: A History™, spans 1959-1989. Ethnicities include: African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Native People.
Recommended Database for Literary Criticism
The database below includes sources related to authors and works of literature. You may also find literary criticism articles in JSTOR and Project Muse, above.
Gale Literary SourcesProvides access to Literature Resource Center, Literature Criticism Online (which includes Contemporary Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism), and Scribner Writers Series in a single research environment. Includes primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies.
Finding Statistical Information
For links to sources of statistical information, use this research guide: