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Reading Austen: Home

Need help with your research?


Kelly Cannon
Humanities & Business Librarian
phone: x3602

Getting to the full text

Once you have found the citation of a journal article you're interested in, click on the Check for Full Text buttons found next to the citation, or run a journal title search in Trexler Library's Encompass Search.

If I want to publish my class project on the web, where can I find images, etc. that I can use without asking for permission?

Trexler Library's guide to Nonexclusively Licensed and Public Domain Images

Reference works (good for getting recommendations of sources, including primary sources)

generally. . .

Britain in the Hanoverian Age (Ref Collection 942.07 N552b)

dance and music . . .

International Encyclopedia of Dance (Ref Collection 792.6203 I61e)
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (Ref Collection  780.3 N532n)

art/architecture. . .

Oxford Art Online
A library subscription database. 

Primary and secondary works as published in books and periodicals

Secondary research published as journal articles--often authoritative

Web search engines and directories

E-texts of Austen's work


Citing sources

For tips on citing print and electronic sources, visit Trexler Library's Citation Guides for Print and Electronic Resources.

Or visit the Online Writing Lab at Purdue.

For automated citation, try the shareware Zotero

For help with annotated bibliographies, visit Purdue's Online Writing Lab for definitions and format of an annotation.

Articles and books via interlibrary loan

Articles and books not found in Trexler Library can be ordered on interlibrary loan.