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English, American, and World Literature

How to find library resources on English, American, and World Literature

Finding Reference Materials

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.

Reference Databases

Reference Books

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