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How to Research Literature Topics

A guide to finding sources for literature papers at Valencia libraries.

Finding Literary Criticism Overview

You can find literature criticism articles in library databases and in books.

Finding Literary Criticism in Databases

The following databases are recommended for finding literary criticism. Follow the step by step instructions to find literary criticism in each database.

Finding Literary Criticism in Books

  1. Go to the Library Catalog
  2. Type the author's name and the word "criticism."
  3. To find a print book on library shelves, write down the call number.
  4. To open an e-book, click "Available Online"
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