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ENGLIT 0300 Introduction to Literature - Oakland Campus

A guide to assist students in ENGLIT0300 Introduction to Literature.


A database is an online collection of articles that you can search by topic or keyword. Databases are great sources for articles because much of the material in ULS databases is the high quality, scholarly research information that most professors want. Most of our databases offer links to the full text of articles.

To search a database:

Literature Databases

Use these databases to find scholarly materials, including books and peer-reviewed journal articles.

Scholarly Sources

  •     Produced by experts or researchers in a specialized field or discipline.
  •     Purpose is to present new or unpublished research.
  •     Articles reviewed by experts for scholarly content or quality, or peer reviewed
  •     Written using formal language and structure: abstract, literature review, methodology, results, conclusion, footnotes, endnotes and/or bibliography.
  •     Articles always cite source information.
  •     May include tables or graphs to support research.