Writing/Literature/Style Guides

Databases

Expanded Academic ASAP*

This database includes hundreds of journal titles indexed in the MLA International Bibliography listed below. Use the phrase "critical essay" in a keyword search to find periodical articles (many in full text) on an author or work.

JSTOR Language & Literature Collection* more...

Literature Resource Center*
The LRC is, essentially, the online counterpart of many of the well-known Gale Group of resources such as the Contemporary Authors series, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Literary Criticism and much more.

MLA International Bibliography*

In this database produced by the Modern Language Association of America you will find journal articles, chapters in books and research on literature, language and folklore. Learn more about this premier database and test drive a few sample searches on the Gale Customer Service website.

Oxford English Dictionary*

The Library now has a subscription to the online version of the OED.

Guides and Pathfinders to Print and Online Resources

American Literature

English Literature

Journalism Sampler

The Research Process: Step by Step

Style Guides

Online

The Chicago Manual of Style Online

The print counterpart of the 16th edition is available at the Reference Desk at R/808.02/C432/2010.

Official Websites

APA (American Psychological Association)

MLA (Modern Language Association--FAQ)

Writing Centers

OWL at Purdue University

U of MD University College
U of Wisconsin, Madison       

Web Sites

General Sites

Literary Resources on the Net
Online Literary Criticism Collection

American Literature

American Authors
American Writers
Dickinson Electronic Archives
PAL: Perspectives in American Literature
Storytellers: Native American Authors Online

English Literature

British Women Romantic Poets, 1789-1832
The Dickens Project
Geoffrey Chaucer
The Plays of William Shakespeare

Poetry

Academy of American Poets
Electronic Poetry Center
Twentieth Century Poetry in English

              

 

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In Our Sites

Style Guide Updates

Official Web Sites

APA (American Psychological Association)

MLA (Modern Language Association--FAQ)

 

Writing Centers

OWL at Purdue

U of MD University College
U of Wisconsin, Madison