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The best and most relevant resources for your research in English


Academic Search CompleteMulti-disciplinary, scholarly database with articles and citations from peer-reviewed journals. State of Maine funded.

Books & AuthorsFind books to match your interests. Covers all genres and reading levels. State of Maine funded.

JSTORBack issues of core scholarly journals as well as books and primary sources in the humanities, social sciences, & sciences.

Literature Resource CenterLiterature research resources including Twayne's Authors Series, Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism and Dictionary of Literary Biography. State of Maine funded.

MLA BibliographyLiterature, language, linguistics, and folklore records from 1963 to the present from the  Modern Language Association.

Oxford English DictionaryThe accepted authority on the English language. Includes present-day meanings but also the history of individual words, and of the language.

Project MuseArticles from journals in the humanities and social sciences, including literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, & gender studies.

ProQuest CentralA multidisciplinary database, over 160 subject areas are covered extensively including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology and the social sciences .

Twayne's Authors SeriesOffers critical introductions to the lives and works of writers, to the history and influence of literary movements, and to the development of literary genres. State of Maine funded.

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RefWorksCollect references from online databases, websites and other sources. Easily insert citations into papers and automatically format reference lists. Sharing tools for groups.

Interlibrary LoanRequest nearly anything to which the UNE Libraries do not provide access.

DUNE:DigitalUNEEnglish Department faculty and student publications in DUNE:DigitalUNE

Maine Women Writers CollectionArchive of the writings, papers, and other artifacts of women writers with a Maine connection. Located in UNE's Portland Campus Library.

Using Primary SourcesGuide from UNE's Maine Women Writers Collection on using primary sources in your research