LIBRARY Library Research Workshop for English Graduate Students

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LIBRARY Library Research Workshop for English Graduate Students Friday, September 28, 2018 Vince Graziano

LIBRARY Library Research Workshop for English Graduate Students Friday, September 28, 2018 Vince Graziano English Librarian vince. [email protected] ca

Workshop Outline § § Finding background/biographical info Finding books Finding journal articles Finding primary

Workshop Outline § § Finding background/biographical info Finding books Finding journal articles Finding primary sources § Literary works & non-literary works § Information on journals & submission guidelines § Spectrum § Concordia Research Repository

Finding background/biographical info § Literature Resource Center § Contemporary Authors (short biographies) § Dictionary

Finding background/biographical info § Literature Resource Center § Contemporary Authors (short biographies) § Dictionary of Literary Biography (longer biographies) § Oxford Dictionary of National Biography § Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

Finding journal articles § MLA International Bibliography (MLAIB): § References to articles in 4,

Finding journal articles § MLA International Bibliography (MLAIB): § References to articles in 4, 400 journals from 1926 onward § Both Literature Online and EBSCO platforms until December 31, 2018 § EBSCO version contains 1, 000 full text journals § ABELL: § British equivalent to MLAIB § From 1920 onward § Literature Criticism Online: § Full text or selections of full text of essays and articles re-published in the following reference works: Shakespearean Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Drama Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800

Finding primary sources: Literary Works & Non-Literary Works § § § § Literature Criticism

Finding primary sources: Literary Works & Non-Literary Works § § § § Literature Criticism Online Literature Online, 600 s-1925 (LION) Early English Books Online, 1475 -1700 (EEBO) Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) Early Canadiana Online E-books (ECO) Early Canadiana Online Periodicals (ECO) British Periodicals I and II, 1681 -1920 American Periodicals, 1741 -1940

Information on journals & submission guidelines § MLA Directory of Periodicals § Provides detailed

Information on journals & submission guidelines § MLA Directory of Periodicals § Provides detailed information on over 6, 000 journals and book series that cover literature, literary theory, dramatic arts, folklore, language, linguistics, pedagogy, rhetoric and composition, and the history of printing and publishing. § Ulrich’s International Periodicals Directory § Bibliographic database providing detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information for more than 250, 000 serials from 80, 000 publishers and corporate authors in over 200 countries around the world.

Spectrum § Concordia Research Repository § Concordia University's open access research repository § Provides

Spectrum § Concordia Research Repository § Concordia University's open access research repository § Provides access to and preserves research created at Concordia § Includes: § All theses and dissertations written at Concordia § Selected Concordia faculty papers and journal articles

Search Operators § AND shakespeare AND theatre § OR drama OR plays § NOT

Search Operators § AND shakespeare AND theatre § OR drama OR plays § NOT literature NOT drama § “” “troilus and cressida” § * feminis* § () (masculin* OR men) AND shakespeare

Subject Searching § Thesaurus § List of terms used in a database § Subject

Subject Searching § Thesaurus § List of terms used in a database § Subject Headings in CLUES § Created by the Library of Congress § Subjects include: § § People Characters Titles of literary works Topical subject headings

To Find the Full Text 1. Use the feature 2. Search CLUES § Perform

To Find the Full Text 1. Use the feature 2. Search CLUES § Perform a Journal Title search 3. Check other Montreal libraries § Use your BCI card 4. Request an Interlibrary Loan (COLOMBO) § Online form § Allow 1 to 2 weeks for delivery of books 1. Allow 2 to 4 days for delivery of articles by email

Ref. Works § Ref. Works is a Web-based tool that: § Facilitates organization of

Ref. Works § Ref. Works is a Web-based tool that: § Facilitates organization of references § Is accessible from any Internet connection § Simplifies the process of preparing bibliographies § Access Ref. Works through the Log into menu on the Library website § Help § Tutorials on Library website

Help is Available § § At the Reference Desk Library website Literatures in English

Help is Available § § At the Reference Desk Library website Literatures in English Subject Guide Ask a Librarian § E-mail form § Chat with a Librarian § Ask Vince: § 514 -848 -2424, ext. 7689 § vince. [email protected] ca § Office hours: by appointment