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English Literature & Literary Criticism: English Literature Home

Literary Databases Not Included in Library Search

Databses Covered in Library Search or not Covered At All

  • MLA
  • Literature Resource Center (Gale) 
  • LitFinder
  • Literature Online (LION) (Proquest, majority of it)
  • Linguistics Languages Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
  • Project Muse

Literary Databases Partially Covered

Artemis Literary Sources. 

Though MLA is indexed i Library Search, these key resources are not: ...

  • Contemporary Authors
  • DLB
  • Literature Criticism Online
  •  Scribners
  • Twaynes

ABELL (Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature) Though available in LION which is indexed in Library search, ABELL is not.

BAL (Bibliography of American literature) Though available in LION which is indexed in Library search, BAL is not included.

International Medieval Bibliography


Shakespeare Collection

Salem Literature (including Masterplots).

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About this Guide

English Literature Research Guide

Welcome to the WMU Libraries' subject guide for English Languages and Literature. This guide includes information resources to help you find books, journal articles, biographical information, and many other types of resources for class work and research in this field.

Core Article Databases 

Finding Books 

Full-text Literature Collections