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KEY RESOURCES AT A GLANCE

Journal articles
Use these online databases  to locate journal articles on your topic. These databases are best searched using keywords. Many articles in the databases are full-text. Use your Owl Link  name and password to access the online databases when off-campus.
   Academic OneFile
    Literature Criticism Online
    Literature Online
    Literature Resource Center
    ProQuest Central
Web Sites
  
Academy of American Poets
    Children's Literature Web Guide
    Literary Resources on the Net
    Literature for Children

    Researching Shakespeare

REFERENCE AND SUPPORTING INFORMATION

Definitions of Terms
   
Print
       
Dictionary of Literary Terms Reference PN 41 .C83 1977b
        Longman Dictionary of Literary Terms Reference PN 44.5 .K46 2006
        Readers Guide to Literature in English Reference PR 85 .R33 1996
    On-line
   
AskOxford: the Free Online Dictionary
    Glossary of Literary Terms
    Glossary of Poetic Terms 

Background Information
    Print
       
Benet's Readers Encyclopedia Ready Reference P 41 .B4 1996
        Encyclopedia of Literature and Criticism Reference PR 85 .E49 1991
        Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature Reference PN 41 .M42 1995
        Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature Reference PS 21 .E537 2004

Books and Videos
Search by keywords, subject, title or author in the Online Catalog.
Tip: Browse the shelves in the area P to look at many of the Library’s holdings that are available. Use the following breakdown:
    PA Greek and Latin Literature
    PC Romance Languages
    PE English Language
    PN Literature, General
    PQ Spanish and French Literature
    PR English Literature
    PS American Literature

Associations and Organizations
  Association of Literary Scholars and Critics
  Modern Language Association of America 


Writing and Citing
APA Style (Owl at Purdue)
MLA Style (Owl at Purdue)
Quick Research Library Tutorial-Your step by step directions to writing a research paper

Help with course assignments
Come to the Reference desk on the first floor of Prince George’s Community College Library or phone 301-322-0476.

Special Topics
GRAMMAR GUIDES
   
Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation 
    Guide to Grammar and Writing
    Hypergrammar 
FREE FULL-TEXT BOOKS ONLINE
    Free Full Text Books on the World Wide Web


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