Research Guide: LCT 140 Dr. Wes Miller

Library Catalogs--find books & more


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Reference Universe

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Databases and Indexes--find articles


Academic Search Premier

Large, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database containing indexing for over 8,000 journals with full text for more than 4,600 scholarly publications.

1975--current | Some full text | More info



Access to the online version of Britannica Encyclopaedia, the academic edition. Includes Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus, videos, biographies, country data, and links to the BBC News and the New York Times.

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MasterFile Premier EBSCO

Provides full text for more than 2,050 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues, and much more. Includes biographies, book reviews, travel books, and an image gallery. 

1975--current | Some full text | More info


Literature Resource Center

Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Includes more than 850,000 full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from over 390 scholarly journals and literary magazines. (from Gale Cengage Learning)

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Journals A-Z

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Research Help

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Reference Books of Note


British writers. Supplement II, Kingsley Amis to J.R.R. Tolkien. C. Scribner's ; Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; Maxwell Macmillan International, 1992

R928.2 B86 supp.2


C.S. Lewis : a reference guide. G.K. Hall & Co. ; Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; Maxwell Macmillan International, 1993

R823 L67lo


Encyclopedia of religion. Macmillan Reference USA, 2005

R200.3 E56e 2005 | 6 entries for Tolkien, 13 entries for C.S. Lewis


J.R.R. Tolkien encyclopedia : scholarship and critical assessment. Routledge, 2007

R823 T64ye


Oxford encyclopedia of British literature. Oxford University Press, 2006

R 820.3 O98




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Recommended Web sites


Google Scholar 

Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature. When accessing this database through the link provided here you will find free connections to the pay for view materials that are located in our subscription sources.  Just click on "Find Full Text @SMU."

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