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English 466 (The British Novel): Getting Started

To assist with Dr. Emily Griesinger's class of the same title

British Novelists

Portrait of Virginia Woolf by George Charles Beresford, 1902, Wikimedia Commons (photo is in the public domain)

Library of Congress Subject Headings

APU Catalogs

APU Library Catalog (Search Everything)

APU Library Catalog (Advanced Search)

WorldCat, a catalog of North American Libraries

APU Databases

What is a library database? (RMIT University)

MLA International Bibliography, core literature database

Project Muse, complete, full-text collection of scholarly journals in a variety of fields

Literature Online, a searchable database of key criticism and reference resources (now a ProQuest product)

Arts and Humanities, a database that covers literature and other humanities

ProQuest Central, multiple databases in the arts and the humanities

ATLA Religion Database with ATLAS Serials Plus, premiere resource for scholarly religious articles

Oxford Reference Online, an online reference library including dictionaries and encyclopedias

JSTOR Arts and Sciences Collection, over six hundred core, scholarly journals

Reference Resources

A Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture, Herbert F. Tucker (editor)

Cambridge Companion to English Literature, Arthur F. Kinney (editor)

OED, Oxford English Dictionary (electronic)

The Oxford dictionary of Literary Terms, (Chris Baldick)

Victorian Britain: An Encyclopedia, Sally Mitchell (editor)

The Romantic and Victorian Periods:  Excluding the Novel, Introductions by Kenneth Muir and Arthur Pollard, E. Campus Reference, PR106 .S7 1985, v. 3

Bloomsbury Dictionary of English Literature, (electronic)

Subject Guide

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Luba Zakharov
Azusa Pacific University
Hugh and Hazel Darling Library
701 E. Foothill Blvd., Azusa, CA 91702
626.815.6000, ext. 5938

Citation Resources

Online Writing Lab, (OWL), Purdue University

MLA Formatting and Style Guide, Purdue Online Writing Lab

MLA Handbook, APU hardcopy

Zotero, Free, Firefox extension to help you manage your citations

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Evaluation of Instruction Librarian, Luba Zakharov

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