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ENGL 207 - Introduction to Literature - Shepard

How to use this guide

  • Literature research assignments will often require you to use "secondary sources," which provide literary criticism, interpretation, and historical context for your topic. Examples of secondary sources are journal articles and books.

  • After finding a "starter" source or two from the background resources listed below, try the "Books" and "Databases" links to the left to find journal articles, books, and other types of sources

Background Resources

Credo Reference

Credo Reference

Articles from encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources from all subject areas. Includes images, audio pronunciation files, maps, and data tables.

Gale Ebooks

Gale Ebooks

Collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks covering a variety of subject areas.

Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference Online

Articles from encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources from all subject areas. Includes quotations, maps, and illustrations.

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