Videos from TED-Ed:

Lea Gaslowitz's How to Spot a Misleading Graph

Mark Liddell's How Statistics Can Be Misleading

Michele Weldon's Capturing Authentic Narratives

Resources:

Ingram Library provides students with free access to multiple academic journals for a wide-range of subjects.

The Library's page specifically for English Literature Resources.

When starting the research process, check out the academic databases below:

  • ABELL (Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature): Lists monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews, collections of essays, and doctoral dissertations on English and American literature since 1920. (No full text)
  • Gale Literary Sources: Contains 5 literary databases: Literature Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers on GVLR, Something about the Author Online, and Twayne's Authors on GVLR. These resources include literary criticism and biographical and critical essays on the lives and works of influential literary figures from the US and beyond.
  • Literary Reference Center: Information from respected reference works, books, and literary journals. Includes work overviews, articles of literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, and short stories and poems.
  • Literature Online Complete (LION): LION (Literature Online) is a full-text library of over 330,000 works of British and American poetry, drama and prose. In addition to literary texts, LION includes biographical sketches of major writers, selected author bibliographies, and critical and reference works.
  • Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism: Historical survey of the key literary figures, schools, and movements.
  • JSTOR: Access to back issues of core journals. Includes extensive content in literature. 
  • MLA International Bibliography (Literature and Language): Journal articles, books, and dissertations. Subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, and the performing arts. 
  • ProQuest Research Library: Multi-disciplinary database with many full-text scholarly articles.
  • Project Muse: Scholarly publications in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. Includes extensive content on literature.

To use the databases off campus, be sure to log in with the GALILEO password first. (The GALILEO password can be found in the Resources box in CourseDen--lower right)