Literature Research Guide
Find articles on literature
Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from a variety of ages and literary disciplines.
MLA Bibliography comprehensive index to worldwide literature
Latino Literature Includes fiction, poetry and plays representing Chicano culture and the various ethnicities of Latin American writers working in the United States.
Project Muse - arts, humanities, and social sciences
Others to consider:
Academic Search Premier (Ebsco) Interdisciplinary index to 3000 journals, with full text of 1830 of them
Academic OneFile - interdisciplinary coverage of journals, many with full text available
OneSearch - Articles
Books in the CSUMB Library
OneSearch lists books and videos in the CSUMB Library's collection.
Reference Books in the CSUMB Library
Below is a list of selected Reference Books which provide introductory and background information on topics related to literature:
American Writers,. 4 vol. + suppl. REF PS129.A55
British Writers, 7 vol. + suppl. REF PR85.B688
Contemporary Literary Criticism, 98 vol. REF PN771.C59
Critical Survey of Long Fiction, 8 vol. REF PN3451.C75 2000
Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th Century, REF PN771.E5 1999
Latin American Writers, REF PQ7081.A1L37
Books at other libraries
OneSearch to search library catalogs of the 23 California State University campuses. Do a search and then click "Search Beyond CSUMB Library" on the left
MOBAC Monterey Bay Regional Library Catalogs to search library catalogs in the Monterey Bay region
Melvyl to search library catalogs of the University of California
WorldCat to search library catalogs from around the world.
CSUMB students, faculty and staff may use the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan Request Form to borrow books found using the catalogs above.
Looking for a good book to read?
The CSUMB Library's Recreational Reading page makes it easy to browse for a good book to read during your study breaks.
Whether you prefer adventure, romance, humor, or fantasy, you're sure to find something to enjoy.
Websites for literature and related fields
Invitation to World Literature Multimedia series from the Annenberg Foundation featuring 13 key literary works
Luminarium collection of links to Medieval, Renaissance, and 17th Century literature
Project CROW (Course Resources On the Web) A directory of American literature Web resources
Please contact the library's Research Help service for assistance with information resources on literature:
Phone: (831) 582-3872