English Literature on the Internet (1.4): Latest Internet resources

Reference Libraries/Catalogues

Since the list of libraries is selective and not exhaustive, a few other reference digital libraries and links to online catalogues are discussed. They offer advanced search options and OPACs for e-texts, critical writings and other resources on a particular writer or a particular work.

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Reference Libraries/Catalogues

Name

English Research Guide

URL

http://www.library.cmu.edu/Research/Humanities/English

Maintained by

Carnegie Mellon Libraries, Carnegie Mellon University

Collection/Resources

Non-fiction and miscellaneous literatures, a collection of modern and classical plays, writings and discussion on renaissance studies, resources on cultural studies and critical theory, novels and short story, resources in language studies and theory opportunities for submitting conference papers and journal articles and more.

Name

Literature Webliography

URL

http://www.lib.lsu.edu/hum/lit/lit.html

Maintained by

Louisiana State University

Collection/Resources

Contains resources for the study of literature and bibliography, library catalogues, newsgroups, periodicals, style guides, electronic books and numerous literary links. General guides, bibliographies, book Reviews, library catalogues, dictionaries, discussions, organizations, periodicals, style guides, electronic texts, individual authors.

Name

Voice of the Shuttle -- English Literature General Resources

URL

http://vos.ucsb.edu

Maintained by

Alan Liu and a development team in the University of California, Santa Barbara, English Department.

Collection/Resources

General criticisms on authors and specific periods, text archives and other comprehensive resources, journals, newsgroups, English and comparative literature departments’ page and other resources.

Name

World Wide Web Subject Catalog -- English and American Literature

URL

http://www.uky.edu/Subject/englit.html

Maintained by

University of Kentucky

Collection/Resources

Information on various topics in English and American Literature can be found here. This site also contains information on the origin and evolution of fairy tales, European medieval drama as well as numerous sites related to writing. An outstanding resource for lovers of literature.

Name

Yahoo --Literature

URL

http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/Literature/?skw=literature

Maintained by

Yahoo!

Collection/Resources

Yahoo provides indexed catalogue of banned books, children's books, electronic literature, reading groups, book reviews and information on authors of various genres of literature.

Name

BUBL LINK Catalogue of Internet Resources, Theatre studies

URL

http://bubl.ac.uk/LINK/t/theatrestudies.htm

Maintained by

BUBL Information Service, Centre for Digital Library Research, Strathclyde University,

Collection/Resources

Selection of Internet resources covering all academic subject areas

Name

Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts

URL

http://infomotions.com/alex

Maintained by

Eric Lease Morgan

Collection/Resources

Texts is a collection of about 14,000 “classic” public domain documents from American and English literature as well as Western philosophy.

Name

Yahoo -- Arts: Humanities: Literature: Genres: Poetry

URL

http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/Literature/Poetry/

Maintained by

Yahoo!

Collection/Resources

Yahoo is an excellent source that not only contains full-text works of all the noted poets but also works of non-published and lesser known poets. Has links to anthologies, awards, children's poetry, haiku and journals dealing with poetry.

Name

Google Web Directory: Authors

URL

http://directory.google.com/Top/Arts/Literature/Authors/

Maintained by

Google

Collection/Resources

Indexed catalogue of authors and their works by genre.

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