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Library/Internet Resources for Literary Modernism and Politics

 


Welcome to the library instruction page on Literary Modernism, and Politics for ENG 372. This page will help you use the Internet and the WSU Stewart Library to find useful information for your research. If you have any questions, visit the Library Reference Desk, or call 626-6415.

FINDING INFORMATION FROM BOOKS

Use the online catalog to find out which books and other media are available, on what subjects, and where they are located in Stewart Library. Many of the books relevant to this course are  are located on level two of the library in the General Collection. Use your WSU username and password for off-campus access.

REFERENCE SOURCES ON LITERARY MODERNISM

  • Literature Resource Center
    Full text critical analysis, biographies and bibliographies on over 90,000 authors from every age and literary discipline. Includes all of Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography and selected portions of Contemporary Literary Criticism.
  • The Oxford Companion to English Literature (edited by Margaret Drabble) - Stewart Library, Middle level, REF PR19.D73 1995.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN AND STATEWIDE BORROWING

If we do not own a particular book or article you need, we will borrow it for you from another library through Interlibrary Loan.

BOOKSTORES

Order books online from Amazon Books, Barnes and Noble or Yahoo Books Page

FINDING ARTICLES IN JOURNALS, MAGAZINES AND NEWSPAPERS

ELECTRONIC JOURNALS

EBR (Electronic Book Review)

Project Muse - Search full text journals online including. Use your WSU username and password for off-campus access.

OTHER PRINT JOURNALS IN STEWART LIBRARY

There are many other useful journal in Stewart Library. Use the Indexes below to identify articles useful for your research.

INDEXES TO JOURNAL ARTICLES

To find articles on your topic you need to use periodical indexes. Each index usually covers a group of subject related journals. Many indexes are now available on the Internet. Search by subject or keyword in these indexes. Some useful indexes include:

  • MLA - available on campus only. MLA Indexes articles in literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore back to 1963. Updated ten times per year.
  • FirstSearch Databases  - This large group of excellent databases, also includes Arts & Humanities, Alternative Press Indes, Books in Print, Dissertation Abstracts, etc. on the Web. Available to students only in the library.
  • SearchBank Databases: Available on campus only. Provides full text articles in hundreds of magazines and journals.

NEWSPAPERS

  • Access the London Times  via the Web. You must register, but there is no charge. Full text  book reviews are available in the Times Books sections on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday each week. The Times Literary Supplement is available only to paid subscribers, although you may browse each week's table of contents.
  • Access the New York Times via the Web. You must register, but there is no charge. The New York Times Book Review is available on the Web for free if you have registered. You may also use the SearchBank databases listed above to search for references to NYT articles. Full text articles from the New York Times are available on microfilm in the Current Periodicals area of the Library, level one.
  • Many other  newspapers are available on online, although most papers don't provide indexes to back issues, only current day. An excellent source for international news, with full text archives back to 1980 is the Christian Science Monitor (http://www.csmonitor.com).

BROWSING CURRENT PERIODICALS

Current magazines and journals can be browsed in the Current Periodicals Area, in the "PR" section on the Main level. Bound volumes of older issues are found upstairs in the periodicals stacks.


WEB SITES ON LITERARY MODERNISM AND POLITICS

Meta Sites

Here are some WWW sites to get you started. Most of these will take you to other links, so explore!

Sites on Particular Authors

Other Sites of Interest

USING INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES

You can also search for more information on the Internet using one of the several Web search engines. Use the Internet Search Engines tutorial to more effectively use engines.

RESEARCH TIPS AND TECHNIQUES - A SUMMARY


 

STEWART LIBRARY SERVICES


Updated December 29, 2008 . Please send comments to Michael Wutz
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