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Internet Resources
Style Manuals and Writing Guides
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Selected Resources for: English (Display only the highlighted/core resources).

Subject Description: This subject covers: fiction, drama, poetry, essays, writers, literary movements, and criticism.

Abstracts and Indexes

    Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

  Academic Search Premier Available in Full Text Authentication Required 
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
  Literary Reference Center Available in Full Text Authentication Required 
Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database that combines information from over 1000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works.

Internet Resources

    Internet Resources

  Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation
This popular book is an indispensable and entertaining guide for writers, proofreaders, editors, managers, clerical staff, teachers, and students. Use this site to find the answers to your questions concerning proper English grammar and punctuation. Accessible Writing
The EServer is an arts and humanities e-publishing co-op based at Iowa State University where hundreds of writers, editors and scholars gather to publish over 35,000 works free of charge.
  Films on Demand Authentication Required 
Films Media Group is the leading source of high-quality video and multimedia for academic, vocational and life-skills content.
  Ipl2 Literary Criticism
Directs you to websites for criticism and biographical information about writers.
  Literary Resources on the Net
"...set of pages is a collection of links to sites on the Internet dealing especially with English and American literature, excluding most single electronic texts, and is limited to collections of information useful to academics — I've excluded most poetry journals, for instance."

Style Manuals and Writing Guides

    Writing Guides

  Long Island University - MLA Citation
Color-coded examples of how to document your sources (i.e. books, journal articles, newspaper articles, etc.) in your works cited page.
  Purdue Online Writing Lab - MLA Citation
MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.) and the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.

Library Information

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