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ENGL 700: Introduction to Graduate Studies

Research Resources

Literature and Language Databases

Humanities and Multi-Disciplinary Databases

Library of Congress call numbers for English include:

  • P - Philology and Linguistics
  • PE - English Language
  • PN - Literary History and Collections
  • PR - English Literature
  • PS - American Literature

Books and journals in this call number range can be found on the second floor of Ablah Library.

Click here for a detailed outline of this call number section.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Below is a selection of subject headings useful for literary studies, but is by no means exhaustive.  When searching in the Library Catalog, keep a note of the subject headings for any relevant works and use those terms to further your search.

American literature--History and criticism

Emotions in Literature

English Literature

Feminist literary criticism

Folklore--United States

Literature and Folklore

Literature and Society

Literature--History and Criticism


Satire--History and criticism

Below are selected Primary Source databases of interested to English and Literature Studies, but WSU LIbraries has many more. 

To find them go to Online Primary Sources for Literature or Historical Newspapers and/or Periodicals

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