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English Literature: Articles

Finding Journals

When you already have the complete reference to an article (title, author, journal title, date), search the journal title in GIL Find to see if UGA owns it online or in hard copy.

Can't get it at UGA? See your options for getting the article from another library.

Literary Criticism

MLA International Bibliography, 1926-present: The major source for locating scholarly articles and book chapters in literary criticism and language studies. The MLA DIrectory of Periodicals is also searchable through this database.

JSTOR: A collection of full-text scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Coverage begins with the journal's first issue, and JSTOR's "rolling wall" means the past 3-5 years are usually not available

Multi-Search: A combined search of GIL and about 90 GALILEO databases including the MLA Bibliography and others in fields outside of literature. This guide includes instructions on setting up personal alerts from Multi-Search for new journal issues, articles on a topic, or articles by an author.

LION: The 'Criticism' section of LION includes the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, an index to scholarly articles, book chapters, and book reviews.

Project Muse: Like JSTOR, Project Muse is a collection of full-text scholarly journals in literature, the humanities, and some social sciences.

Specialized Article Indexes

Medieval and Early Modern Bibliographies (formerly International Medieval Bibliography): Articles and books on medieval civilization.

Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance, 1859-present: An index to articles and other scholarly publications about literature, history, religion, philosophy, art, and other subjects during the Middle Ages and Renaissance, 400-1700.

World Shakespeare Bibliography:An enormous database containing annotations and references to scholarly and popular articles and books, as well as stage, film, and book reviews, all about Shakespeare.

Victorian Studies Bibliography, 1991-2010: An annual listing of articles, books, and reviews covering all aspects of the Victorian period.

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance, 1984-present: Articles and book chapters in drama and related fields; IBTD is also part of Multi-Search.

Film & Television Literature Index, 1972-present: Articles and reviews from film journals and magazines; FTLI is also part of Multi-Search.

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