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Contact Your Librarian

Sarah Prindle, Humanities & Fine Arts Librarian

Contact Info
sprindle@lib.siu.edu

618/453-1249
Morris Library Room 260C

Digital Archives

  • The Shelley-Godwin Archive
    Digitized manuscripts of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, William Godwin, and Mary Wollstonecraft. Includes early drafts of Frankenstein with comparison of Percy and Mary Shelley's contributions.
  • Harry Ransom Center Digital Collections (The University of Texas at Austin)
    Includes digitized manuscripts and images from Lewis Carroll, The Bronte Family, Evelyn Waugh, Edgar Alan Poe, John Beecher, David Foster Wallace, as well as early modern and medieval manuscripts in the Carl H. Pforzheimer collection.
  • Walt Whitman Archive
    An electronic research and teaching tool that sets out to make Whitman's vast work, for the first time, easily and conveniently accessible to scholars, students, and general readers.
 

Suggested Reading

@ Morris Library.


Cover Art
Language, Truth, and Literature: a defence of literary humanism - Richard Gaskin
Call Number: PR428.H8 G37 2013
ISBN: 0199657904
Publication Date: 2013-06-10

Key Databases

Try these links to search scholarly articles, primary sources, and more. Don't see what you're looking for? See All English Databases.

  • MLA International Bibliography  
      
    Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to 1963 and contains over 1.7 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series, and 1,000 book publishers.
  • Literature Online (LION)  
      
    Over 350,000 works of poetry, prose, and drama from the 8th to the 21st century. Also includes an extensive collection of criticism and reference materials. Contains ABELL.
  • JSTOR  
      
    Full text, non-current scholarly journals in multiple disciplines.
  • Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL)  
      
    Includes monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published anywhere in the world; unpublished doctoral dissertations are covered for the period 1920–1999.
  • Project Muse  
      
    Worldwide networked access to the full text of all Johns Hopkins University Press' scholarly journals covering such disciplines as psychology, classics, cinema, medicine, literature, history, and more.
  • ERIC (EBSCO)  
      
    An index for searching the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database. Some full-text may be missing.
  • MLA Directory of Periodicals  
      
    7,100 titles included. Entries list editorial contact info, frequency of publication, descriptions of the periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, subscription prices and addresses, advertising information, and submission guidelines. Also provides statistics on how many articles and book reviews the periodicals publish each year, as well as how many are submitted.

Also Try

For primary resources and searching in multi-disciplinary scholarly databases. Don't see what you're looking for? See All English Databases.

 

Search I-Share @ Morris Library, the library's catalog

Search books, journals, government documents, videos, DVDs, music CDs, and music scores.

Search I-Share @ Morris Library

Can't find it at Morris?

Request items from around the world through Interlibrary Loan.

  • Interlibrary Loan
    If there's a book not in I-Share, we'll find it. If there's an article that says "We don't have this online," we will get it for you. Just sign up for an Interlibrary Loan account (click First-Time User). Request articles through "Request a Photocopy".
  • WorldCat  
      
    Worldwide catalog of library resources. See if it's in I-Share, SIU, or locate items to request via ILL.
 

OpenSIUC

Dissertations/Theses

For in-depth arguments (often) not yet published, try these databases of dissertations and theses.

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