College in the Schools Introduction to Literature: Poetry, Drama, Narrative

Reference and Background Information on Authors, Themes

Literary Analysis: Words, Language, Allusions, and Symbols

Scholarly Journal Articles and Literary Criticism

Popular Magazine Articles/General Databases

Newspaper Articles

Plays and Theatre Resources

Poetry Resources

Tutorial: Creating an effective search strategy

After completing this tutorial, you will be able to:
  • Use meaningful keywords to find the best sources
  • Apply search strategies like AND and OR to connect keywords

Tutorial: Database search tips

Improve your searches! This guide will help you:

  • Apply search modifiers AND, OR, and NOT to your database searches
  • Recognize phrase searching and other advanced search techniques

Getting full text

When using Library resources, the FindIt link is your connection to accessing the full text of articles if a PDF link is not already visible.

This short video will show you how to get to the articles you need for your research paper or other University of Minnesota assignments. Never pay for articles! If we don't have it online, request it and we will get it for you. 


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