An index to plays found in collections, anthologies and periodicals. Helpful when you can't find a play in the library catalog. The index is developed at Portland State University so NMU might not own all of the sources. Check the library catalog or stop at the public services desk for assistance in locating a source.
Victorian Women Writers Project
A digital library of writings by Victorian women.
Wright American Fiction
A digital library of American fiction listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography American Fiction, 1851-1875. Particularly useful for popular fiction of the period.
Some people think only of citations when they think of style, but style encompasses many things. The Modern Language Association Handbook, 8th edition, will give you complete information on MLA Style. It's available in print in the circulating collection, call number LB2369 .G53 2016.
For electronically-available information about MLA Style, consult the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL). Ignore the ads for a citation generator.
Helpful Web Sites
This frequently-updated web page, created by NMU librarian Bruce Sarjeant, compiles many useful resources (both web sites and video) for evaluating information.
An introduction to installing and using the bibliographic manager Zotero. Created by NMU librarian Mike Strahan.
The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms
You can browse this dictionary by the alphabetical index, or you can enter your search term in the search box.
Key Concepts in Literary Theory, by Julian Wolfreys, Ruth Robbins and Kenneth Womack.
PN81 .E435 2011
The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory, ed. by Michael Ryan.
A New Handbook of Literary Terms, by David Mikics.
PN81 .J554 2005
Groden, Michael, Kreiswirth, Martin, and Imre Szeman, eds. The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism. 2nd Ed. Johns Hopkins Univ., 2005.
These resources will help you find book reviews or interviews with authors (or both).
This database provides brief reviews of academic books.
Book Review Digest (1906-1983) Z 1035 .A1 B55 (Olson Library upper floor)
This print resource provides citations to book reviews. Once you have a citation, you can look up the article. Feel free to ask for help with this resource.