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Resources in American Literature

Primary Research Resources and Databases

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This page lists the most comprehensive and frequently used resources for research in American literature: This list includes databases, newspaper archives, online reference resources and e-books, in addition to selected electronic texts of secondary sources. Hover over a resource's link to learn more information about the resource.

If you have research questions or comments, please contact Harriett Green, English and Digital Humanities Librarian, at green19[at]illinois.edu or 333-4942.

 Resource guides for American Literature: http://guides.library.illinois.edu/american_literature