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Learn the basics of finding online information resources about literature topics including author biographies, literary criticism/analysis, and literature movements. Includes recommend databases and search tips specific to literature topics.
Includes these videos:
Research Databases introduction
Primary and Secondary Sources in Literature
Discover Search for Literature
For Students series articles in GVRL
Literary Reference Center
How to create a Research Plan
Library Resources for American Literature I
Use this guide to help you find resources about early American literature, including author biographies and literary criticism.
You can follow the guide in sequence for a complete tutorial, or go directly to any section.
What's in this guide?
Types of Sources - Learn the difference between scholarly and popular sources, and primary and secondary sources.
Find Articles - Use GALILEO to find scholarly articles and more.
Recommended Databases: The best databases for literature topics.
Find Books & More - Locate books, DVDs, CDs, ebooks, and streaming videos using the library's GIL-FIND Catalog.
eBooks - How to find and use electronic books.
Borrowing & Requesting - How to borrow books from all GSU campus libraries, and from other University System of Georgia schools like UGA, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw, and others.
Search Tips for Literary Criticism - Our top tips to help you search for books, ebooks, and articles.
Cite Your Sources- Help locating citation information and formatting your citations.
Printable Guides - A printable summary of the information in this guide.