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Research Resources: Class Guides

ENG 105: Monsters


The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales
REF GR 74 .G73 2008

Storytelling Encyclopedia
REF GR 72 .S76 1997

The Encyclopedia of Monsters
REF P 96.M6 R68 1989

The A-Z of horror films
REF PN 1995.9 .H6 M3245 1997

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy
REF PS 374 .S35 G74 2005

Oxford Reference Online

Gale's Literary Index


Search the F&M Library Catalog to discover what books, journals, reference resources, newspapers, videos, maps, CDs, music, etc., to which the library provides access. Click on the Books & More tab on the library web site to access the catalog.

NOTE: There are no journal articles in a catalog!

Search WorldCat to discover books on your topic held by libraries all over the planet!

Use E-Z Borrow (a regional, expedited book-exchange service) if F&M's copy of a book you want is unavailable, or if we do not own the desired book. [Requires your F&M ID barcode number.]


Humanities Full Text
Indexes over 300 English-language periodicals covering classical studies, history, literature, performing arts, philosophy, and related fields.

A collection of full-text articles from over 1500 scholarly journals, many dating from the nineteenth-century to the last 4 or 5 years.

MLA Bibliography
The Modern Language Association's index of articles, book chapters and essays in literature, languages, and folklore.

Project Muse
Full-text access to contemporary scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences, sciences and mathematics.


To determine if the F&M Library provides access to a particular journal, magazine or newspaper, use the Journal Finder tab on the Library's web site. If the library does not provide access to what you need, and you have at least 1 week to 10 days before your assignment is due, you can submit an Interlibrary Loan request to have the journal item acquired for you by the library. Allow 3-5 business days for the item to arrive.

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Lisa Stillwell, Information Literacy Librarian,
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