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JSTOR - Developed with the help of the Modern Language Association, this collection includes a range of core journals in the diverse fields of literary criticism that have emerged in the last thirty years.  See library staff for access instruction outside of the building.

Literary Resource Center - Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticisms, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines and genres, from all time periods, and from around the world.


Critical Survey of Long Fiction - Biographical, historical, and critical information for long fiction from around the world.

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INTERNAL LINK Poetry - this brings you to links for websites that deal with poetry, including many full text poems, and audio and video recordings of recitations.

Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction - View the list of excellent nonfiction books for this year or for previous years.  Compiled by the Young Adult Library Services Association, American Libraries Association.

Modern Library : 100 Best Nonfiction100 Best Novels - A "who's who" of authors and editors recommend the best of the best.

Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners, 2014 - "Use these books to broaden your horizons and deepen your understandings."  Compiled every 5 years by public and academic librarians from around the United States.  Many of these books can be found in the Algonquin Library collection.

The Electric Typewriter - The 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time: "A must-read list of nonfiction books, essay collections, and classic journalism."

Purdue OWL: Research and Citation Resources - The source for MLA, APA, and Chicago Manual of Style citations and research guides.