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English Literature Resources: Find Articles

A guide to library and web resources for English Literature.

Mr. William Shakespeare

Britannica ImageQuest,
25 May 2016.

Magazines in the Library

Magazines by Subject

The library subscribes to a wide variety of print newspapers and magazines. 

Back issues of all print resources are held behind the Circulation Counter.

Some titles may be accessible online or in microfilm format. Inquire with the Reference Librarian for additional assistance.

Literary News & Reviews (NY Times)

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Find articles & literary criticism

Before you Google, try a library database -- access thousands of full-text articles from academic journals, magazines, and newspapers.

MAGAZINE vs. JOURNAL -- What's the difference?

Its purpose is to inform or entertain Its aim is to report on scholarly research
Articles typically short in length Longer articles with in-depth analysis
Written by a reporter,
journalist, or staff writer
Written by a scholarly expert or specialist (credentials provided)
Articles are reviewed
by editorial staff
Articles are peer-reviewed &
critically evaluated by scholars
Little or no references are included as support Sources are always cited in a formal bibliography
Slick & attractive in appearance with advertisements & glossy photos Very structured format: abstract, methodology, literature review, results, conclusion. No frills.
Examples: Parents, Good Housekeeping,  Readers Digest Examples: Teaching Young Children Zero to Three, Harvard Business Review

Digital Image (NYPL)

The crusades. Digital ID: 1565522. New York Public Library

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