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English and Literature Resources: Finding Articles

Important Databases

These databases focus on literature and are the best first places to search for journal articles and other criticism not published in books:

For additional articles from literary journals, you can supplement searches in these databases with searches in:


English & Literature Databases

This is an excellent list of databases available to you to help jumpstart your English and Literature research.  You can access these databases 24/7 from anywhere with your WPU login information.  Contact the Reference Desk at (973) 720-2116 if you need help finding articles.

English and Literature Databases

The Library also provides browsable and searchable lists of journals in language and literature in its Journals and Periodicals Directory. The Directory is most useful for checking the availability of a specific journal when you have a citation. The following links will take you to the directory's lists of journals in subject areas relevant to English language and literary studies: