Reference materials, such as encyclopedia and dictionary entries, are helpful when you need a broad overview or basic facts about something. They won't replace a primary or secondary source in your paper, but many contain bibliographies that may lead you to other sources. The following databases are useful for locating reference material about literature and other topics.
Use the following databases to locate secondary sources on literature topics.
Use the Journals List to find out if the library has access to a specific periodical. Use Ulrich's to find information about any periodical.