The purpose of this guide is to recommend print and electronic resources for research in English Literature. Click on the tabs to find a selection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, databases of full-text journal articles and other useful tools.
Sprague Library has many electronic books available 24/7, such as this ebook from Harold Bloom's Critical Views series:
The Oxford Reference Collectionprovides access to over 100 reference books in the arts, humanities, and sciences, including dictionaries, biographical resoruces, encyclopedias, handbooks, etc.
The Sage Reference Collectionprovides online access to reference titles in a variety of subject areas including Business & Management, Communications, Counseling, Economics, Education. Geography, Health & Social Welfare, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology
The Berg Fashion Libraryprovides access to interdisciplinary and integrated text, image, and journal content on world dress and fashion. The Berg Fashion Library offers users cross-searchable access to an expanding range of essential resources in this discipline of growing importance and relevance including a specially-created taxonomy, an e-book collection, and extensive color image bank.
The Gale Virtual Reference Libraryprovides access to hundreds of reference books with titles representing a variety of subject areas including anthropology, business, history, law, literature, medicine, and science.