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ENGL 4230: How to find articles

Databases for literary reference sources and articles

Other databases for scholarly articles

Dissertations & Theses

Doctoral dissertations and Masters' theses may also be useful documents to consult as you search for sources. Doctoral dissertations, in particular, will usually contain a full literature review and extensive bibliography. You can search for dissertations and theses using the following databases:

Is this article peer reviewed?

Use Ulrich's to check!

To determine if your journal uses peer review, search Ulrich's for the title of your journal. 

  • Results with referee shirt icon are peer reviewed 
  • Refereed is another word for peer reviewed.  

Finding GALE literary titles

Many GALE publications contain biographies of authors and anthologies of critical essays about particular works. Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism is an anthology of critical essays--some in their entirety, some excerpted--about authors and works of nineteenth-century literature. 

Use the GALE Literary Index to search for a work within GALE publications.

Use GIL-Find@VSU to find the relevant GALE publication in the Odum Library.

Ask at the Reference Desk (2nd floor, Odum Library) for help in finding and using GALE literary publications.

19th Century Literature Criticism