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Literature

Databases

Databases are a good place to start searching for current research and online journal articles.

Dictionaries and encyclopaediae are handy for gathering background information when you start researching a topic. They can help you clarify topics and identify related concepts and terms which you can use to develop a search strategy.

Search video databases for documentaries and programs related to literature and writers and watch film and TV adaptations of novels and stage plays.

Search media databases to find book reviews, feature articles and interviews with authors.

American literature

Database searching allows you to find articles from many journals, but you can also search within a specific journal. This will limit your results, but can be useful if your topic corresponds to the journal's focus. To search more widely, choose from recommended Databases.

Australian literature

Database searching allows you to find articles from many journals, but you can also search within a specific journal. This will limit your results, but can be useful if your topic corresponds to the journal's focus. To search more widely, choose from recommended Databases.

Romantic and Victorian literature

Database searching allows you to find articles from many journals, but you can also search within a specific journal. This will limit your results, but can be useful if your topic corresponds to the journal's focus. To search more widely, choose from recommended Databases.

Shakespearean and Renaissance literature

Database searching allows you to find articles from many journals, but you can also search within a specific journal. This will limit your results, but can be useful if your topic corresponds to the journal's focus. To search more widely, choose from recommended Databases.

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Last reviewed: 7 February 2022