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This guide lists key sources of information for English Language and Literature that are available for Kwantlen users. Click on the tabs for different types of sources and useful research tips.

Reference Shelf

Browse Library Catalogue for books on the following Subjects:


  • Perspectives in American Literature - outlines and bibliographies of authors, themes, and literary movements in the U.S. from colonial days to the present.
  • Amherst College: Emily Dickinson Collection - Visitors to the site will find 850 documents here, including drafts of poems like "Further in summer than the birds" and "On that Specific Pillow." Login as a guest.
  • American Passages: A Literary Survey - A video course on American literature for college-level instruction and teacher professional development; 16 half-hour video programs, instructor's guide, study guide, and Web site

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Most relevant databases

Our Research Databases page offers you access to over 160 databases. But to start your research, we recommend: