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Poem Explication/Oral Report (10th Grade): Databases and Other Online Resources

General Encyclopedias

These general sources will provide a great overview of your poet.   In addition, each article contains links to websites and in many cases, periodicals (magazines) as well.  Remember, you'll need usernames and passwords if you are researching off campus.  See the box on this page for the off-campus link.

Scholarly Websites

Search scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.  Remember on Google Scholar you are searching academic papers and not journals.  To search for academic journals, use JSTOR.

Google Scholar Search

Try these databases for biographical information, literary criticism, and scholarly articles:

Off-Campus Access to Databases and Ebooks

Refer to this if you need usernames and passwords when not on campus.  You must log in to the MBA website to see this list.