Books: Use the Library Catalog
Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference Center is a full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, and literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. Literary Reference Center includes thousands of plot summaries, synopses, and work overviews; articles of literary criticism; author biographies; full text of over 430 literary journals; book reviews; classic and contemporary poems and short stories; full text of over 7,000 classic novels; author interviews; and images of key literary figures.
Academic Search Complete (for Writing)
Call Number: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zbac
A general database, in which you can find articles on most of the subjects that you might write about.
MLA International Bibliography
The MLA International Bibliography indexes critical scholarship in the areas of literature, languages, linguistics, literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts, and folklore from over 4,400 journals and serials, as well as books.
NoveList is an online readers' advisory tool that helps readers find new books based on books they've read or on topics in which they are interested. NoveList provides enhanced subject access to over 125,000 fiction titles and more than 90,000 full-text b
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
This database, which provides differing viewpoints on current issues, is a good database to use when researching for for an argumentative paper.
Gale Literary Databases
Full-text online version of the Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and Dictionary of Literary Biography. Covers literature from around the world. Includes not only fiction writers, dramatists, and poets, but also many essayists, screen writers, philosophers, social commentators, journalists, etc.
EBSCO Discovery Service Tutorials
Learn how to search the Google like search box for resources in the Henderson Library.
Library Research Modules
Learn how to use the library from 10 self-paced modules that include: : Introduction to Research : Select Library Terminology : Search Stratagies : GALILEO : GIL: Library Catalog : Internet & Other Resources : Evaluationg Sources, Critical Thinking, Active Reading : Citation Styles and Giving Credit : Copyright & Fair Use : Need Help?
Merriam-Webster\'s Collegiate Dictionary
A good general dictionary available online
Oxford English Dictionary (at Oxford University Press)
The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium." The OED gives definitions, etymological analysis, and quotations to demonstrate the use of words in the English language over time. The web-based version of the OED include all information contained in the print counterpart plus at least 1,000 new and revised entries each quarter.
The Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition
The Oxford English Dictionary (2nd Edition) provides access to the full text of the 20 plus volume print edition containing more than half a million authoritative definitions and 2.4 million quotations, illustrating the evolution of the English language.
Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial
A tutorial prepared by the University Library at the University of Southern Mississippi. For additional resources regarding plagiarism and citing sources, see the selection of resources under the subject Academic Integrity in EagleSource.
Zach's Bookmarks for CLASS
Selected Websites for CLASS