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Research Toolkit workshops are designed to address the most common challenges students face in doing college-level research, including navigating databases, locating relevant sources, and making sense of information once it is found.
Read the full-text of titles listed in the Pollard & Redgrave Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wings Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised editions, as well as the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection and the Early English Books Tract Supplement.
Read from this online archive of digitized versions of every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom from 1701-1800. The collection includes books, pamphlets, broadsides and ephemera covering a broad range of subjects across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
Search several Gale literary databases combined into a single platform. Get full-text access to literary criticism, author biographies, plot summaries, work overviews, articles, essays, eBooks, book reviews, and classic texts. Used to be called Artemis.
Identifies the authors of articles within 45 major Victorian periodicals, and provides a bibliography for each contributor. Try a search for your topic, collect the citations, and then check the library catalog to determine local holdings. Many titles indexed in the Wellesley Index can be found in Dunbar Microform Journals (on the second floor of the library in Media).
Read the full-text of Harper's Weekly (1857-1912), the leading American illustrated magazine of the period. Covers political, military, social and cultural issues. Search by section: subjects, illustrations, literature, and advertising.
Browse digital image reproductions of articles and ads from The Sunday Times (London, England) for the years 1822-2006. The newspaper is reproduced from cover to cover in pdf formatted files. Note: Search the Times Digital Archives for Monday through Saturday articles.
Browse digital image reproductions of articles and ads from The Sunday Times (London, England) for the years 1822-2006. The newspaper is reproduced from cover to cover in pdf formatted files. Note: Does not include the content found in the Sunday Times Digital Archive.
Read the full text of newspaper articles from the New York Times dating back to 1851.
The following link takes you to the Research Competency Guidelines for Literatures in English as developed by the Literatures in English Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries. The purpose of the guidelines includes the following:
To aid students of literatures in English in the development of thorough and productive research skills
To encourage the development of a common language for librarians,
faculty, and students involved with research related to literatures in
To assist in the development of a shared understanding of student competencies and need
Online journal and multimedia companion to the Anthology of Modern American Poetry. Includes additional poems, essays, biographical material, illustrations, historical backgrounds, bibliographies, syllabi, links to other Internet resources, and more.
"A scholarly organization devoted to forging links between the material archive of the nineteenth century and the digital research environment of the twenty-first." Search digitized works, websites, and JSTOR journals.