Literary Criticism Research


          A. Catalog:

                1. Cherokee Library Catalog: Start Programs Cherokee Library.

In the subject, area type:

Author’s last name, first name for books on the author and his/her writing

Title of the work for criticisms about the individual work.


2. Cherokee Media Web Page:

Cherokee Book and Audio Visual Catalog

The same search can be done from home through the Cherokee Media Web Page.  




B. Gale’s Literary Index:


Cherokee Media Web Page Research Databases Gale Literary Index Author Search/Title Search

This database is an electronic index of many of the major print critical resources published by Gale Publishing Co. Once the results are obtained for your search, check on the Cherokee Catalog for the availability of each resource listed.



                C. Research Databases: 

                 *For home access: Get a bookmark with the passwords from wither media center.


                        1. Discovering Collection:

                      Type in author’s last name, first name or title of work.


                        2. Literature Resource Center:

 Select either Title Search or Author Search

Author Search: Type author’s last name, first name in Search box.

Title Search: Title of the Work in search box. Select Exact Title, listed below search box.


                        3. MagillOnLiteraturePlus:

 In the Find Box type the “Title” in quotes or Author’s last name, first name. Limit your results to Full Text.
Look for Essay Reviews or Work Analyses.


                                4. Facts On File: Literature Reference Online

 Provides information on Authors, Works, Characters, etc. 
Click on Literary Reference Online.
Author Search: Click on Authors.
Type author’s last name, first name in search box.
Title Search: Click on Works. Type title of work in quotes in search box.

                                 5. EBSCOhost Web: Academic Search Premier
Provides articles on the literary authors and their works.

Uncheck MasterFILE Premier.
Check Academic Search Premier
Click on: Subject Terms
(green tab)
author’s last name, first name or title in Find box.

6. Contemporary Authors:
Click on Author Search or Title Search from blue box on the left.
Type author’s last name, first name in Author Search box.
Type title of work in Title Search box.






Prepared by A. Martinez on 12/2005.
Modified by L. Dennis on 2/27/2006.

Posted L. Dennis