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

Our collection includes JSTOR's Arts & Sciences I and Language and Literature archive collections.

Literature Online (video tutorial)

Provides the full-text of more than 350,000 works of poetry, drama and prose, from 600 AD to present. Access hundreds of literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.

MLA International Bibliography

Subjects covered in this resource include: 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

The basic research collection has more than 200 scholarly journal titles in the humanities and social sciences.