Romeo and Juliet Literary Criticism
I. Explore the cart of books selected for this assignment.
Example: Shakespearean Criticism –
A multi-volume set that
provides passages from other published sources on the works
of Shakespeare. REF 822.33 SHAKESPE (NORTH)
Use the Gale Literary Index (under Research Databases) - to quickly find specific
information in the Shakespearean Criticism and other Gale reference books.
II. Use Cherokee Library Catalog to find additional books, if necessary.
Start --- Programs ---- Cherokee Library
Type your broad topic (Romeo and Juliet) in the SUBJECT space.
III. Use the Research Databases to find additional information.
Start --- Programs ---- Internet Explorer (http://cmcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/)
Click on RESEARCH DATABASES
(To access at home, get bookmark with passwords.)
Type your broad topic in
the Search box. Ex: Romeo and Juliet
Look for articles that say “Criticism.”
b. Magill On Literature Plus
Click on Magill on Literature Plus. Click “Full Text” box under
Limit Your Results.
Type topic in quotes in Find box.
Ex: “Romeo and Juliet” (Look for “Essay Reviews”.)
c. Facts On File - Literary
Click on: Literature (on the left)
Literary Reference Online
Type in “Search Works” box: Romeo and Juliet
Click on “Romeo and Juliet” article.
Scroll down to “Commentary” for
d. Twayne Authors Series – Authors A-Z
Click on “S” for Shakespeare.
Prepared by Mrs. L. Dennis/March 2005