Alumni Library

Research by Subject: Humanities

Research Guides

Composition and Literature

This guide provides access to resources that support study and research in composition and literature focusing on American literature and cinema.

Course Guides

Find resources and tools aggregated especially for your course.

Core Resources

Biography in Context | tutorial

Use Gale Biography in Context to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

Literature Resource Center | tutorial

Literature criticism, biographies, work and topic overviews, reviews, and full text of many literary works—all searchable at the same time and returned in lists organized according to the type of research needs they serve.

Global Issues in Context | tutorial

Global Issues in Context features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Gale World History in Context | tutorial

Gale World History in Context is a compilation of authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

JSTOR | tutorial

Used by millions for research, teaching, and learning. With more than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources, JSTOR is one of the world's most trusted sources for academic content.

Hathi Trust Full-text access pre-1923. Pages saved or printed individually.

Hathi Trust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. There are more than sixty partners in HathiTrust, and membership is open to institutions worldwide.

Additional Resources

Books & Authors | tutorial

Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature together. By leveraging the reviews and the 'What Do I Read Next?' collection faculty, staff, and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.

Proquest Humanities Articles

Find articles covering topics in Humanities.

Article Databases A-Z

Browse all our resources and article databases A-Z.

Subject Specialists

Walter Punch
punchw@wit.edu
617.989.4097

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