Try these online databases to find literary criticisms, peer-reviewed articles, and other scholarly information about your author and novel.
Remember to choose FULL TEXT, if available.
Truncation Add an asterisk (*) to a root word to expand your search. For example, searching with the term femin* will result in articles containing the keywords feminist, feminism, feminine.
Limiting Limit your results by searching for full text, peer reviewed, date, and other limiters
Access an EBSCO database (i.e. Academic Search Complete) and click "Choose Databases" at the top of the screen.
Then, click the 'Select/deselect all" box. This will allow you to search all EBSCO databases simultaneously.
Your Borrower ID is your student ID (PID for employees)
Your PIN is your 4-digit birth date (MMDD)
provide direct or firsthand evidence of an event or person | creative sources can be primary sources | historical documents | legal documents | statistics | interviews | video recordings | audio recordings | photographs | correspondence including emails and letters
provide a summary, analysis, evaluation, or opinion about primary sources | journal articles | literary criticism | books | films and documentaries
Scholarly articles are:
in-depth | written by experts | validated with technical language, abstracts, literature reviews, methodologies, tables, graphs, and conclusions | reviewed by experts | given a bibliography
Popular articles are:
brief overviews of topics | written by journalists | easily read by most people | illustrated with colorful photographs or pictures | reviewed by editors | not given a bibliography