This guide is especially for students taking the Honors Freshman Colloquium class and studying classic works of literature. The article databases listed here will help you find literary criticism about the works you are reading. This guide also provides links to the library catalog for books, DVDs, and other media that you may find useful as a student at UW. Click on the Getting Books tab above.
Do you have questions about using the library? Ask a librarian!
The Literature Resource Center is a reference source on authors and works in various literary genres. It includes work overviews and author biographies as well as critical essays.
Getting Full Text
When you search any of the library's databases or use theArticles Searchbox you may have to go through a few steps to find the full-text of the articles you need. If you don't see a direct link to the full text of the article, go through the following steps:
Click the "Find It@UW" button . If a full-text copy is available, a link to the article will appear.
If no online copy is available, you may order the article by clicking the "Request It" button