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Southern Authors (Moxley English IV): Sources of Information

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Library Books in the Reference Section

Try these for biographical information (all books in the reference section of the library):

  • Dictionary of Literary Biography call number: R/809.8/AME
  • Great American Writers-20th Century  call number:  R/810.9/GRE
  • Magill's Survey of American Literature  call number:  R/810.9/MAG
  • Modern American Literature  call number:  R/810.9/MOD
  • Novels for Students  call number:  R/810.9/NOV
  • The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature  call number:  R/810.9/OXF
  • Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction  call number:  R/809.3/BEA
  • Contemporary Literary Criticism  call number:  R/809.93/CON  (NOW IN EBOOK FORMAT!)
  • Literature and Its Times  call number:  R/809.93/LIT
  • American Writers  call number:  R/810.9/AME
  • Identities and Issues in Literature  call number:  R/810.9/IDE
  • Short Stories for Students  call number:  R/809.31/SHO
  • American Literature  call number:  R/810.9/AME
  • Thematic Guide to the American Novel  call number:  R/813.009/ADA
  • American History Through Literature  call number:  R/810.9/AME
  • Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature  call number:  R/810.9/GAL

How do I find ebooks through Destiny?

To find ebooks which might be useful in your research, do the following:

1.  Link to Destiny, MBA's library catalog.  (SEE LINK BELOW)

2.  Click on MBA Library Catalog, then choose the Catalog tab.

3.  Choose material type ELECTRONIC BOOK from the dropdown menu when you search.

4.  If you find a title you'd like to search, click on the open button next to the title.  From there you can search the table of contents or the index.  If you find information you want to use on a notecard, you can cut and paste, then paraphrase or quote as needed.

5.  If you are off campus you willl need usernames and passwords.  Look on this LibGuide for the link to that information.

Off Campus Access Information

Use the link below if you are off-campus and asked to provide a username and/or password.  You will be prompted to first log in to  Scholar.

Digital Access Usernames & Passwords