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Broccoli: College Level E-Searching - Literary Criticism Paper: EBSCO: Literary Reference Online Database


ADVANCED SEARCH - before entering terms:

"Document Type" Limiter - Select: "Literary Criticism"

Must use Boolean Operators! and Select Field "All-Text"

e.g. "title of work" AND theme/character

HTML and PDF versions of article often available

EASYBIB: Citation Shortcut

 Works Cited Shortcut:   Click on "All 59 Options" and then open the Write/Paste Link; Use the database citation tool for MLA format to copy and paste the full MLA citation into the box and click Create Citation.  Full citation will be added to Works Cited

EXPANDING & NARROWING Results in EbscoHost's Literary Reference Center


Full Text - checked!

Limit results using "Document Type" - far right - "Literary Criticism"

Use Boolean Operators AND, OR, NOT  to combine search terms or "search phases":  

"title of work" AND  theme  or  "name of character"


Use Ctrl F and type in your theme to see how many times it occurs in article!

REMOTE LOGIN: Accessing Databases from Home

To access these Databases at home (or off-campus), you will need the LSA username and password.  If your forgot the username and password, they are available once you login to EDLINE > My Edline > Library Resources Page.



Far Right Column of Article