This subject guide provides links to databases and eBook materials tha twill allow you to effectively survey the literature with regard to your selected author. You will find critical essays and articles based on the main themes in your author's works. *Be sure to search your author, as well as his/her specific works, and remember the power of quotation marks.
Virtual Reference Library
*These were formerly in print.
* Save to your Google Drive as a Google Doc and then Copy and Paste the MLA citation in the Document. (All GALE databases will have the citation already embedded in the text.)
*Section #1 - BIOGRAPHIES (on right)
*TOPIC FINDER - visual (back to topic finder/reset)
*Section 2: Topic and Work Overviews (on right)
*May be helpful if you are not doing an author (e.g. a songwriter or band)
*Be sure to select to search all the databases available.
*Topic Browse is an option.
*Keep an eye on Search Assist bar.
*Quotes for "strings of words"
*Advanced searches with subject and keyword
If you find a book here, let Mrs. Freeman or Mrs. Mattison know so that we can request it for you.
*Note that it may take a few days to a week to receive it. Put in requests early.
One stop shop for citation creation!
A concise review from Bloom's Literary Reference Online