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Literary Research Modern World Literature LIT 4113. Frederic Murray M.L.I.S. Reference Librarian [email protected] Develop a Research Strategy. Critical Works? Factual Data? Summaries? Definitions? Primary Sources? Background Reading? . Goals. Highlight Background Resources

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Literary research modern world literature lit 4113

Literary ResearchModern World LiteratureLIT 4113

Frederic Murray M.L.I.S.

Reference Librarian

[email protected]


Develop a research strategy

Develop a Research Strategy

  • Critical Works?

  • Factual Data?

  • Summaries?

  • Definitions?

  • Primary Sources?

  • Background Reading?


Goals

Goals

  • Highlight Background Resources

  • Look at Useful Print Resources

  • Explore Four Literary Research Databases


Background resources

Background Resources

  • One volume literary encyclopedia.

  • Brief entries describing authors, books, characters, genres.

  • R 803 B435 1996


Background resources1

Background Resources

  • Discusses and defines various literary terms.

  • Provides a solid foundation for understanding terms common in the discussion of literature.

  • R 803 H731h6


Background resources2

Background Resources

  • Bibliography of Literary Criticism 1stFloor Reference R 016.8 M272m

  • Reference Guide to World Literature

    1st Floor Reference R 809 R259

  • Dictionary of World Literature: Criticisms, Forms, and Technique

    1st Floor Reference R 803 Sh6da


Goals1

Goals

Highlight Background Resources

Look at Useful Print Resources

Explore Four Literary Research Databases


Useful print resources

Useful Print Resources

  • Consisting of eight volumes covering 463 world authors and 53 major areas of study.

  • Author essays will be found in the section headed "Analysis," in which the author's work is described and examined in terms of its themes, typical concerns, characters, motifs, and the like.

  • R 809.3 C871 2000


Goals2

Goals

Look at Useful Print Resources

Explore Four Literary Research Databases


Literary databases

Literary Databases

  • Literary Resource Center

  • MLA International Bibliography

  • Project Muse

  • JSTOR


Literary reference center

Literary Reference Center

  • LRC is a completely full-text database that combines information from over 1,000 books, major literary encyclopedias, reference works, and hundreds of literary journals.


Mla international bibliography

MLA International Bibliography

  • The Bibliography contains over 1.5 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers.

  • Index and limited full text.


Project muse

Project MUSE

  • Project MUSE is a collaboration between libraries and publishers providing 100% full-text access to over 300 humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers.

  • There are 101 Literature Journals.


Jstor

JSTOR

  • JSTOR is a full-text scholarly journal archive. JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of journals in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines.

  • There are 13 journals dealing with language and literature.


Goals3

Goals

  • Highlight Background Resources

  • Look at Useful Print Resources

  • Explore Four Literary Research Databases


Thank you

Thank You !

Frederic Murray M.L.I.S.

[email protected]

580 774 7113


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