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Summer 2020 -- Library Services

All branches of the University Libraries’ system on the Charles River Campus are closed until further notice.  BU students and faculty will continue to receive virtual services and resources  via the Libraries’ Ask A Librarian page, which will also provide further details about circulation policies and additional service adjustments.

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About This Guide

This guide provides research resources and information related to the study of literature at BU.

It includes:

  • How to find books by title and books by and about particular authors
  • Links to a variety of databases of articles and literary criticism
  • Sources of background information, including encyclopedia, dictionaries, and handbooks of literature and more.
  • Online collections of literary texts
  • Help in citing your sources.
  • Connections to other sources of information about literature at BU.

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Barbara Maratos
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