Resources by Topic

Literature

Key Databases

Academic Search Complete
  • A comprehensive multi-disciplinary database that includes thousands of journal titles.
Canadian Oxford Dictionary  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Combines coverage of international English with information on English as it is particularly used in Canada.
  • Definitions are presented so that the meaning most familiar to Canadians appear first.
JSTOR
  • Arts & Sciences I and Language and Literature archive collections.
Literature Online (video tutorial)
  • Access literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources, as well as works of poetry, drama and prose, from 600 AD to present. 
MLA International Bibliography
  • Covers literature, language and linguistics, folklore, film, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. 
Oxford English Dictionary
  • The definitive guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words, past and present, from across the English-speaking world.
Project MUSE
  • Covers the humanities and social sciences.