Key electronic resources
The key electronic resources for English provide access to secondary critical literature, such as journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertations, as well as to electronic primary texts and contemporary sources. Particularly recommended are Literature Online (primary and secondary sources) and the MLA International Bibliography (secondary sources).
Online help and support
Training materials and guides
Support materials, guides and videos to help you search the literature and get to the full text.
If you would like some help finding literature for English, or managing your citations and reference lists, please contact kate dot courage at warwick dot ac dot uk, the Academic Support Librarian for English. To get some help starting out on a literature search, see our video tutorials (right) on developing a search strategy and getting to the full text, or the printed guides (below).
- Developing a search strategy - choosing keywords and synonyms
- Developing a search strategy - combining search terms
- Getting to the full text - using WebBridge to access full text
Guides to specific databases
- Guide to searching MLA International Bibliography
- Guide to searching Literature Online (LION)
- Guide to searching Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Guidance on finding and managing information, designed especially for students doing the final year dissertation.
- British Council
- English Association
- Internet Archive An archive of digital items, including texts, audio and moving images to give permanent access for researchers, scholars, and the general public
- Royal Society of Literature
- Warwick University English Department
- Writers at Warwick Archive
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Your Academic Support Librarian
kate dot courage at warwick dot ac dot uk
+44 24 765 28151
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Getting to the full text
How to access full text using WebBridge.