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Literature Research

Resources to help start research when you need literary criticism. Don't be afraid to branch out from the resources listed on this page - the Boston Public Library has some great resources as well that you can access with your BPL eCard, and there may be other resources, like historical research, that are not listed on this page that might help you as well!

Literature Resource Center (Gale Literature)

Biography, criticism, and overviews on writers and specific works in all disciplines

High School Edition (Gale OneFile)

Information on high school research topics plus pop culture, sports, and more

Academic OneFile Select (Gale)

Half the size of Academic OneFile with the same scholarly content

Academic OneFile (Gale)

Complete source for peer-reviewed scholarly articles across all academic disciplines

General OneFile (Gale)

Magazine, news, and journal articles on general interest topics and current events