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A guide to researching English topics
Online fiction and nonfiction
English research guides
Google vs. Databases
Why use databases when Google is faster?
Written by experts?
Edited by professionals?
Gives you citations?
The grandaddy of academic databases. Use this once you have narrowed down your topic a bit to find articles from newspapers, magazines, video, podcasts and academic journals dated 1980-present.
Books & Authors (High School)
Wondering what to read next? This searches favorite genres, character types, settings (etc.) to find a book that's right for you.
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry
250,000 poems, critical analyses, biographies, commentaries, podcasts and more.
Culturegrams (High School)
Geography, maps, history and cultural information about all countries.
Papers published in academic journals on tightly focused topics. Access is through Boston Public Library. Apply for an ecard below.
JSTOR ecard application
Literature Resource Center (High School)
Articles from academic journals about authors and their works.
Newsbank -- Access World News
Great for current events. Approx. 300 local, national, and international newspapers with articles from 1985-present.
Thousands of ebooks and articles that will give you lots of choices for your research papers.
A small collection of criticism of authors and works. We add to it regularly.
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May 15, 2018 2:14 PM
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