The links on this page have been selected by the librarians as good resources for library patrons to consult when looking for information on the World Wide Web. If you need any assistance, please ask a Reference Librarian! Stop by the information desk in the library, call 375-2164, or send e-mail to email@example.com
Books and Other Media
If you are looking for books in the Friedsam Memorial Library, use the Library of Congress letter P as your starting point.
- P-Philology, Linguistics
- PA-Greek language and literature/Latin language and literature
- PB-Modern languages/Celtic languages
- PC-Romantic languages
- PD-Germanic languages/Scandinavian languages
- PE-English language
- PF-West Germanic languages
- PG-Slavic languages/Baltic languages/Albanian language
- PH-Uralic languages/Basque language
- PJ-Oriental languages and literatures
- PK-Indo-Iranian languages and literatures
- PL-Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
- PM-Hyperborean, Indian, and artificial languages
- PN-Literature (General)
- PQ-French literature, Italian literature, Spanish literature, Portuguese literature
- PR-English literature
- PS-American literature
- PT-German literature
- PZ-Fiction and juvenile belles lettres
- Academic Search Complete (EbscoHost)
- ACLS Humanities E-Books
- MLA International Directory & Directory of Periodicals (EbscoHost)
- Covers literature, language, linguistics, dramatic arts and the practice of teaching language. Articles, books, book chapters, and dissertation citations from 1920-Present. Includes a directory of periodicals.
- Twayne Authors Series (World, English, & US Authors) (Gale)
- Full text of 600 books from the Twayne Literary Masters series; includes discussions about the authors' works as well as biographical information.
General Research Guides
- Tip Sheet: Offers general tips for students beginning the research process, using databases, searching the databases, using interlibrary loan, and citing sources with Noodletools.
- Online Resources for Writers: Collection of Web sites with tips, instruction, and help for students writing academic papers. Sites are from academic institutions and browsable categories include "Preparing to Write", "Thesis and Argument", "Revision and Editing" and more.
Citing Sources Guides
- Citation Builders
- NoodleTools Express: Free tool that offers MLA or APA style format for 1 or 2 citations.
- Son of Citation Machine: Provides an interactive tool to help create reference citations for research papers in MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian.
- Abbreviations.com: The web's largest acronym and abbreviation resource.
- Bartleby.com: the preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference, and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.
- Bookfinder.com: Buy new, used, and out of print books from over 100,000 booksellers.
- Booklist Center: Collection of book lists including lists of book awards and prized and their winners and recommended lists of books by leading authorities.
- Celebration of Women Writers: A Comprehensive listing of links to a biographical and bibliographical information about women writers, and complete published books by women.
- Infoplease.com: A free, authoritative, and respected reference for Internet users.
- Merriam-Webster Online: Free online dictionary, thesaurus, Spanish-English and medical dictionaries, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and much more.
- The Poetry Tool: Search the Poetry Foundation's archive of over 10,000 poems.
- Project Gutenberg: Offers over 33,00 free downloadable ebooks.
- Word Reference.com: Free online Oxford dictionaries-Spanish, French, Italian, and more.
- Wordsmyth: the Premier Educational Dictionary/Thesaurus.
This library guide was originally created by Nikki Rosetti, Summer 2011.
Last updated: January 2013