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Literary Research: Web Resources

This guide is to help you to get started researching literature-related topics using Library resources and services.

Saving You Search Time

It's important to know who is publishing information on the Internet, where the information comes from, and what motivations the authors might have. The websites on this page have been carefully selected to help you weed through irrelevant, inaccurate, or plagiarized information. Click on the icon to see more information on each website, or check their "about" or "mission statement" sections.


Author Resources

Interviews with authors can be useful primary sources. Use these sites to find interviews and lots of other information.

Search for Websites

Online Collections and Databases

Website Portals

These are collections of websites that pertain to literary research. The websites listed in these links have been selected by librarians or professionals in the field for their usefulness.