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I'm Grant Young, the Academic Librarian for Arts and Humanities. Please contact me if you need advice / help with using Library resources to support your study, teaching or research - or attend one of my regular drop-in sessions. 

Library Search is your main way into books and articles held by the Library, with Find Databases giving you access to further specialist resources to explore. This current subject guide provides a selection of key Databases and other resources likely to be of use as you undertake your studies.


Key resources for Literature Key resources for Literature

Cambridge Companions Online
Access all the Cambridge Companion ebooks published up to 2015. Includes Literature and Classics, Music, Philosophy, Religion and Culture.

JSTOR Arts and Sciences 
Journal articles and book reviews

Literature Online
Literary texts, author biographies, journal articles and book reviews

Literary Encyclopaedia
Author biographies, timelines and suggested further reading

MLA Bibliography
Journal articles, book chapters and book reviews

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Important source of biographies of deceased individuals who have been significant in British history, politics, literature and society

Other useful resources for Literature Other useful resources for Literature

19th century British Library newspapers
19th century newspapers

19th century UK periodicals
Journals and articles from the 19th century

Academic Search Complete
Journal articles, book chapters and book reviews

Box of Broadcasts
TV and radio programmes including news, films, plays and documentaries

British Periodicals
Articles published from 16th to 20th century in periodicals. Includes Dickens' 'Household Words' and 'All the Year Round'

Burney Collection
17th and 18th century newspapers

Cite them right
Guide to referencing different information sources

Communication & mass media
Journal articles, book chapters and book reviews, including translation studies

Credo Reference
Authoritative general reference ebooks

Discovering Literature
Romantic and Victorian Literature treasures from the British Library

Ebook Central
Ebook collection

Empire Online
Manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of 'Empire' and its theories, practices and consequences. The materials span across the last five centuries and are accompanied by a host of secondary learning resources including scholarly essays, maps and an interactive chronology.

Guardian / Observer Archive
Search the full-text of these newspapers including photos and images from 1791-2003. For more recent articles and other newspapers, see: Nexis.

JISC Historical Texts
Facsimiles of early printed books 1473-1899. Includes ECCO and EEBO.

Listener Historical Archive
Produced by the BBC from 1929-1991. Includes literary works by major authors, reviews and discussion.

UK, regional and international newspapers

New York Times Archive
Search the full-text of this newspaper including images and photos from 1851-2003. For more recent articles, and other newspapers, see: Nexis

Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
Historical definitions, timelines and sources

Oxford Handbooks Online

Oxford language dictionaries online
Useful translation tool. French, Spanish and Italian and much more…

Project Muse (arts and humanities)
Journal article database

Shakespeare Survey
The best international scholarship on Shakespeare

Times Digital Archive
Newspaper database 1785-2011 and Rolling

Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive
Book reviews 1902-2010


Arts and Humanities Arts and Humanities

Grant Young

Academic Librarian

Grant Young
Email: grant.young@uea.ac.uk
Tel. 01603 592426

Location: Library 1.17
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