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Kenyon's ENGL 212: Apocalypse Culture: SELECTED DATABASES

The information in this guide is designed to assist students in Dr. Tim Kenyon's ENGL 212: Apocalypse Culture class.

Research & First Year Experience Librarian


Go to

Underneath the Search with Zahnow search box on the library's homepage, click on DATABASES.

NOTE: the box saying ALL SUBJECTS.  Select a subject from the drop down arrow, that best fits your subject.  You might select HISTORY or LITERATURE. There are 28 HISTORY databases and 19 LITERATURE databases available for your use.  The BEST BETS are in the YELLOW BOX::  JSTOR and America: History & Life are two great HISTORY databases.  Search both databases using your SEARCH STRATEGY to retrieve full text scholarly/academic articles or to request articles from interlibrary loan. 

Other databases you may want to try:

JSTOR-limit to ARTICLES, ENGLISH (language)
America: History and Life--you may want to limit to FULL TEXT or use Tipasa in this database.  Consider the date of your event.  You may need to limit to the time period of your event.
CREDO REFERENCE--get an encyclopedia overview with links and options to keywords and subjects
ProQuest--limit to scholarly journals
ProQuest Research Library-limit to scholarly journals

Contact me (Kathleen Kroll) if you need help determining which database to use and if you need help searching a database.