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Resources for English Studies


Welcome to your Subject Guide for English. Below are links to Key Databases for English. Use the tabs along the top of the screen to find more specialist databases relating to different periods and genres and which include both primary and secondary resources.


Key Resources

Below is a list of the main databases which provide onlineaccess to literary texts. Additional resources for primary texts are listed on the Specialist Databases tab. 

Below is a list of the key databases for literature. These provide more functionality than SEEKER and are particularly useful if you want to look at a range of materials on a specific author or look at a literary period or literary movement. LION will allow you to search all 3 databases at once. More specialist databases relating to individual authors or literary periods/genres are available by clicking on the Specialist Databases tab at the top of this guide.


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Hilda McNae
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University of St Andrews Library, KY16 9TR

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