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Print and Online Resources
The sources below are useful for getting started on the research process. Many more print sources are available at Copley Library. Links are either to a book record in the library catalog or to an online reference source. Print sources include call number (e.g. PN681.5 .C57). Note: books marked CL Reference are available for use in library only.
Literature Resource Center This link opens in a new window
Provides online access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Published by Gale Research.
Cambridge Companions This link opens in a new window
Addressing topics and figures such as Gothic Fiction and Arabic Philosophy, and WB Yeats, the collection has over 2,200 downloadable essays from 237 Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics (144 vol.) and Philosophy, Religion and Culture (93 vol.).
Credo Reference This link opens in a new window
A digital library containing high-quality reference books from the world's leading publishers. Offers access to millions of entries and contains all types of reference books including dictionaries and encyclopedias, covering science to Shakespeare.