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- McGill users only
- Open access resource
- Free resource
- In-library-use only
- Catalogue record
- Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature
- Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature
- Cambridge History of English and American Literature
Searching the Library Catalogue
|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
|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
- ArticleFirst 1990- (OCLC)
- Arts and Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science)
- Humanities Index International
- Electronic Collections (OCLC)
- HarpWeek [Harper's Weekly] 1857-1912
- MLA Bibliography
- Project MUSE
- English Short Title Catalogue
- Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue 1801-1870
- ProQuest Research Library 1971-
- Wilson Humanities Full Text
Select Internet sites
Accessible to anyone with an Internet connection.
- McGill University English Department
- Literary Resources - American
- American Authors
Bibliographies, timeline, literary movements.
An on-line index to plays in Collections, Anthologies and Periodicals.
- American Authors on the Web
- Literary Movements
- Writing Black
Keele University School of American Studies.
- Society for the Study of American Women Writers
Includes e-text library and related links.
- African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
New York Public Library Digital Schomberg.
- Online Literary Criticism (Internet Public Library)
- Literature & Culture of the American 1950s
- Psychedelic '60s: Literary Tradition and Social Change
Exhibit based on collections of Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature and Marvin Tatum Collection of Contemporary Literature, University of Virginia.
- SAC LitWeb American Literature Index
- PAL: Perspectives in American Literature - A Research and Reference Guide
- Electronic Archives for Teaching American Literature
E-journals (Internet Resources)
- American Literature: a selective list of reference sources
- American Literature: A Guide to Reference Sources (1982)
Print copy only, available at the McLennan Reference Desk.