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Research Resources: Class Guides

ENG 164: Geeking Out

Reference Resources

Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
REF PN 3433.4 .E53 1993

Anatomy of Wonder
REF PN 3433.8 .E52 1993

Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy
REF PS 374 .S35G74 2005

Science Fiction Writers
REF PS 374.S35 S36 1999

Reference guide to science fiction, fantasy, and horror
REF Z 5917.S36 B87 1992

OED (Oxford English Dictionary)

Gale Literary Index

Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism
REF PN 771 .G27

Contemporary Literary Criticism
REF PN 771 .C59

Dictionary of Literary Biography
REF PN 451 .D5

Contemporary Authors

How to Discover BOOKS in the Library Catalog and Beyond

Choose the Books & More tab on the library home page. Click on "More Search Options" to access all catalog search functions.

If you need or would like to discover more books after searching the F&M Library Catalog, search WorldCat, a global library network.

Use E-Z Borrow, a regional expedited book-sharing network, to borrow books not available at F&M. [E-Z Borrow requires your F&M ID barcode number.]

Where to Search for Journal and Periodical ARTICLES

(The links below also are available from the Library home page under Research Resources: A to Z List.)

MLA/Modern Language Association Bibliography

Humanities Full Text


Project Muse

Lexis Nexis Academic

New York Times (Current)

New York Times (Archive)

Readers' Guide Full Text

Readers' Guide Retrospective

How to Obtain Journal and Periodical Articles

If immediate access to an article does not appear to be available, do not despair! To learn if we have a subscription to the journal or periodical you need, search F&M's electronic and print journal titles here: Journal Finder.

To obtain articles from publications to which F&M does not subscribe, fill out an Interlibrary Loan request form, using the information found in the article's citation.

If you have any questions, would like further assistance, etc, contact:

Lisa Stillwell, Information Literacy Librarian: or 717.291.3844

Created: 09/10, ls


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