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Writing for College and Beyond: Library Help

Searching Databases

Databases:  Made up of articles, and include different types of sources including scholarly peer-reviewed journal articles.

Scholarly Journal Articles: Articles about something else, such as an analysis of a literary text. Often these are peer-reviewed.

Peer-Review: Other scholars have read the article before publication to ensure that the work is original, important, and rigorous.

Start with these two databases

Other Literature & Film Studies Databases (require Brown ID)

Literature & Film Studies Resources Freely Available on the Web