Select from the online reference resources available below, or ask a librarian for assistance. For more resources, view the library's Literature Research Guides.

Primary Literature Online

Literature Collections of Multiple Authors: Collected Works by Single Author:
American and English Literature Collection*  Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, centenary ed. (U of Michigan) 
E-book Collections  The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Oxford, 1914) 
Electronic Literature Collection  Editions & Adaptations of Shakespeare* 
Electronic Poetry Portal (Emory University)  Open Source Shakespeare (1864 Globe ed., with concordance) 
The Harvard Classics & The Shelf of Fiction (Index to Primary Authors)  The Jack London Online Collection (Sonoma State U Library) 
The Internet Classics Archive (MIT)  Uncle Tom's Cabin & American Culture: A Multi-media Archive 
The Modern English Collection (1500-present) (U of Virginia Library)  William Butler Yeats Collection* 
Perseus- Greek & Roman Materials (in translation)   
Project Gutenberg   

 Literature Reference Online

Start Here: Additional Resources:
Cambridge History of English & American Literature  OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center (EJC) 
  Greek Mythology Link 
  Lexicons of Early Modern English (LEME) 

Secondary Literature: Journal Articles & Electronic Journals

Search for Journal Articles: Search for E-Journals:
ODU Library English Language & Literature Databases*  EBSCO A-to-Z for OhioLINK 
Project Muse 
InfoMine (under Subject Categories, select only EJournals) 

Additional Resources for Secondary Literature

English Literature & Literary Periods:
Anglistik Guide to Scholarly Anglo-American Literature Resources on the Internet (Göttingen State & University Library) 
Literary Resources on the Net: English & American Literature (J. Lynch, Associate Professor of English, Rutgers) 
Literary History: Annotated Index to Articles about British & American Writers 
Victorian Research Web: Scholarly Resources for Victorian Research 
The Victorian Web 

*Library databases restricted to ODU community.†Project Gutenberg also links to Wikipedia, which is a resource that ODU Library Reference & Instruction Services does not recommend for academic use.

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