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Guide to Searching Literature Databases:



Searching online databases for literature articles can be confusing. Our Guide can help. 

What if I Can't Find the Full Article?



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Literature Resource Center

Literary reference and criticism resources of biographical, bibliographical, and critical content. Full text.

MLA International Bibliography with Full Text

Indexes articles on literature and language scholarship. Some full text available.


Archive holds the complete digitized back runs of core scholarly journals, some dating as far back as the 1600s.

ProQuest One Literature (formerly Literature Online Premium)

ProQuest One Literature is the destination for all aspects of literature research, teaching and learning—providing the best tools and content available in the market to support today’s study of literature. Formerly Literature Online Premium (LION).

Salem Literature

Reference articles and literary criticism on authors and their works from Salem Press.

Academic Search Complete

Locates articles from scholarly journals and popular magazines. Full text from 1990.

Literary Reference Center Plus

A full-text database that combines information from reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. Literary Reference Center includes thousands of plot summaries, synopses, and work overviews; articles of literary criticism; author biographies; full text of over 430 literary journals; book reviews; classic and contemporary poems and short stories; full text of over 7,000 classic novels; author interviews; and images of key literary figures.

Culture In Focus

Culture in Focus, an International eJournal of Educational, Literary and Cultural Studies, seeks to provide an important forum for scholarly interchange with original articles, book reviews and letters to the editor (shorter announcements, notes, queries and replies). 

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