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English literature

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  • Lonnie [dot] Weatherby [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-5031
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  • Catalogue record

Sources for Background Information

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias

Searching the Library Catalogue

Use the basic word(s) anywhere or advanced keyword search in the library catalogue. You can search using words like - Canada, Canad?, histor?, etc.

Search tips

Truncation symbol: ? e.g. histor? will retrieve catalogue records containing the words history, histories, historical, etc.
Phrase searching: "___" e.g. "United Nations" will retrieve catalogue records containing the phrase United Nations
Boolean operators: (), AND, OR, NOT
default: AND
e.g. history AND (Canada OR "United States") will retrieve catalogue records containing the word history AND either Canada OR the phrase United States

Core and Additional Databases

Periodical Indexes & Full-text Databases


Indexes

Full-text Primary Sources

Secondary Sources

Newspapers

Selected Internet Sites

Accessible to anyone with an Internet connection.

Concordances (Internet Resources)

Other Resources

Library Guides

 

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