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About This Guide
About This Guide: This guide contains links to subscription content provided by North Shore Community College Library.
Off Campus Access: Login to North Shore Community College Library electronic resources with your MyNorthshore account username and password.
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Subject Specific Databases
Humanities and Literature Online Article and Ebook Collections
JSTOR JSTOR is a humanities database with a strong focus in history and literature. Content is from scholarly journals and monographs (scholarly books). Use to find literary criticism; period's social, historical, political or cultural processes/contexts; and book or theater reviews.
In Advanced Search, narrow by Item Type: usually "Books" and "Articles"
Literature Resource Center Literature Resource Center contains literary criticism in the form of scholarly articles from literature journals, books with literary essays, and reference sources that contain brief analysis. Biographical information from reference sources is available for authors and playwrights. Book and theatre reviews from journals are presented.
Literary Source Type filters are available: Critical Essay and Biography. If asked for a single password when logging in off-campus to Literature Resource Center, enter in the barcode number on your student ID.
Literary Reference Center Literary Reference Center contains literary criticism in the form of scholarly articles from literature journals, books containing literary essays, and reference sources that provide brief analysis. Biographical information from reference sources on authors and playwrights is available to search.
Literary Sources Type filters are available: Literary Criticism and Biography
Bloom's Literary Criticism Harold Bloom's Literary Criticism series contains criticism in the form of compilations of literary essays on authors and their works. Historical processes and biographical information is provided within the content of the critical essays.
Search books in this collection by title of literary work. Then browse individual book results by table of contents to explore literary essays.
Ebsco Discovery Service is SNAP!Search
Search for online articles, books and ebooks across all NSCC resources using Ebsco's Discovery Search
In the Refine Results column, try Limit by Source Type: Click on the "Show More" link to limit by multiple source types and select Academic Journals, Books and Ebooks. "Exclude Book Reviews" if appropriate.