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Ways of Reading: An Introduction to the Methods of Literary Studies

swingo Sarah Wingo
Team Leader- Humanities II, Subject Librarian for English Literature and Theatre
Falvey Library, Villanova University
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Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 232
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This page outlines the resources for Doctor Quigley's Ways of Reading course. Below are the databases we covered in class as well as additional resources that may be useful in your research. 

Scholarly Databases for Articles: Contains MLA (covered in class) and other sources for finding scholarly peer reviewed criticism. The resources here are primarily for scholarly articles however, I have also included WorldCat which is a resource best utilized for finding books.

Dictionary Resources: Contains the OED, DNB, and DLB.

Current and Historical Newspapers: Contains resources for both British and American historical newspapers. ProQuest Newstand contains more recent 20th and 21st century newspapers. 

Organizing & Citing Your Sources: Has links to RefWorks and MLA style guides. 

Also see: The Cambridge Companion to T.S. Eliot

Also see: History Subject Guide 

If you're interested in better understanding the difference between web searches and library databases please click here: The Web vs. Library Databases – A comparison

Harvard Guide to Using Sources: What Constitutes Plagiarism?

 Scholarly Databases For Articles & Books

 Dictionary Resources

 Current & Historical Newspapers

  Organizing & Citing Your Sources

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