Welcome! This guide is maintained by Odile Harter, the library liaison to the departments of Comparative Literature and English.
Get Started - a to-do list for new graduate students
Find a Database - how to locate the best search engines for your field or project
Research Dos & Don'ts - tips to help you be productive and efficient
- Get Organized - access, organize, and cite
- Find Background - from simple encyclopedia entries to detailed guides and histories
- Find Scholarship and Criticism - top sources and search strategies
- Literary Theory - deceptively tricky to search for!
- Foreign Language Literatures - if you're working with languages other than English