British Research Paper

This page can be accessed from the Media Center homepage by clicking Assignments, Pathfinders, English, British Research Paper.


The updated Cherokee Research Guide can be accessed from the Media Center homepage.

  From the Online Catalog Computer at the Circ Desk or from any Media Center Computer

Start ----- Programs, then on one of the following:

     Cherokee Library (for books)

            In Title field: Type book title AND in Author field type last name (first name is optional).

            In Subject field:  Type author’s last name, first name for books about an
            author’s works (for biographical information and criticism)


     Launch Internet Explorer and click Cherokee Library Media Collection .  Click Enter button.  Execute Subject, Title or Author searches.

Note that the majority of the criticism books are located in the 823s--828s on the first floor.

    Internet Explorer Cherokee High School Virtual Library  (Remember to bookmark this on your home computer)

                          CLICK ON RESEARCH DATABASES

Scribner Writers & Twayne's Authors *
(These do not focus on contemporary/present day writers)
  • Recommendation-Before going to the shelves to look up your author in Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC) or Twentieth Century Literary Criticism (TCLC), it's a good idea to record the birth/death dates from this database.
  • Click on:  Writers A-Z or Authors A-Z.    Click on letter that represents your author.  Write down appropriate dates.    
  • You can also choose In-Depth Search or Research Ideas.
  MagillOnLiterature Plus *
  • Click on MagillOnLiterature Plus.
  • Type author's last name, first name OR title of work "in quotes" in FIND box
  • Check "Full Text" box (under Limit Your Results).   Click Search. 
  Novelist* (Focus is on biographies, not criticisms, they are occasionally included)
  • Click on Novelist to find a summary of your work. (Entries often  include reviews of works as well)
  • Type your author's last name, first name in the QUICK SEARCH box.
  • Select from drop-arrow menu to search by title or keyword.
  • Scroll down to find reviews from journals. 
  Contemporary Authors*   (Focus is on biographies, not criticisms, they are occasionally included)   
  • Click on Author Search or Title Search in the blue column to the left.
  • Type author's last name, first name or title in SEARCH box
   Navigate to the Cherokee High School Virtual Library page to access the links below.

 Burlington County Library's Literature Resource Center by Gale

You will need your Evesham Library card or the number to access this database.

  1. Navigate to Media Center homepage and click, “Cyberdesk”, “Libraries”, and then “Burlington County Research Databases”.
  2. In the upper left-hand corner under Art, Literature, Music, click “Literature Resource Center”.
  3. At the top of the page, click the “Connect” button next to Literature Resource Center and enter your library card number listed on your card.
  4. To start searching, click on the 3rd link listed called “Literature Resource Center-LRC”.
  5. Click “Advanced Search”.
  6. Type in the desired author’s last name in the first field listed and then the author’s first name in the second field listed (ex. mccourt AND frank).  For document type, select “Critical Essay” and use the default for all databases.
      Subject Links - English
      * Get a bookmark with passwords, from either media center,  for home access to these research databases.

   Reference Books

Location of Book

Title of Book(s)

REF 028.1        BOOKS North Library Books of the Century
REF 809           CON North Library Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC) up to vol. 100
REF 809           NIN North Library Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism (NCLC) up to vol. 54
REF 809.3        MAG North Library Magill Critical Survey of Long Fiction
REF 809           TWE North Library Twentieth Century Literary Criticism (TCLC) up to vol. 69
REF 809.3        BEACHAMS North Library Beacham’s Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction
REF 809.89      MAS North Library Masterworks of Children's Literature
REF 809.894    EUR North Library European Writers
REF 809.93      MOSS North Library Literature and Its Times
REF 820.9        BRI North Library British Writers
REF 920.03      KUN North Library Twentieth Century Authors


Updated on December 8, 2004

Prepared for Mrs. Kuhlow Ms. Winder by Ms. Gregory and Ms. Freedman, 11/23/2004