This guide contains links and references to a variety of literary and historical resources, both online and in print, available through the Cornell University Library. For even more resources, see the subject-specific guides for English Literature, British History, and Theater.
This class will cover:
Reference Sources for Background Material
Find topic overviews, key concepts, terminology and reference lists
Find items held at Cornell (books, journal holdings, etc.)
Find articles, essays, book chapters and monographs
Requesting items not available at Cornell
BorrowDirect and Interlibrary Loan
Evaluating your sources
Some tips on how to evaluate the sources you've found
Citing your sources
Guides and Resources for preparing your bibliography
Ask a Librarian!