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English (Writing and Literature) Departmental Research Guide


This guide will help get started on your research in English Classes.

Please select a tab on the left to view information on locating scholarly articles,
databases, books, websites, and more.

If you need assistance, feel free to contact Sara McCaslin,
WKU's Core Curriculum Instruction Librarian, via the box on the right.

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Suggested Databases for Basic Research of Literary Topics

Just to get started, here are a few of the most popular databases for general research in Literature. Find more advanced options in the Articles & Databases tab.

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