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  1. Literary ResearchModern World LiteratureLIT 4113 Frederic Murray M.L.I.S. Reference Librarian frederic.murray@swosu.edu

  2. Develop a Research Strategy • Critical Works? • Factual Data? • Summaries? • Definitions? • Primary Sources? • Background Reading?

  3. Goals • Highlight Background Resources • Look at Useful Print Resources • Explore Four Literary Research Databases

  4. Background Resources • One volume literary encyclopedia. • Brief entries describing authors, books, characters, genres. • R 803 B435 1996

  5. Background Resources • Discusses and defines various literary terms. • Provides a solid foundation for understanding terms common in the discussion of literature. • R 803 H731h6

  6. Background Resources • Bibliography of Literary Criticism 1st Floor 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

  7. Goals Highlight Background Resources Look at Useful Print Resources Explore Four Literary Research Databases

  8. 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

  9. Goals Look at Useful Print Resources Explore Four Literary Research Databases

  10. Literary Databases • Literary Resource Center • MLA International Bibliography • Project Muse • JSTOR

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Goals • Highlight Background Resources • Look at Useful Print Resources • Explore Four Literary Research Databases

  16. Thank You ! Frederic Murray M.L.I.S. frederic.murray@swosu.edu 580 774 7113