Writing Tips - Useful sites for Research


The UNC Charlotte Library system

The UNC Charlotte Library system. Check the catalogue and the databases available through NCLive.

The Voice of the Shuttle

The Voice of the Shuttle. A site at UC Santa Barbara dealing with literary and critical scholarship. Very deep and worth exploring.


COPAC. The online catalogues of 22 of the largest university research libraries in the UK and Ireland PLUS the British Library.

Library of Congress logo

The Library of Congress. Aside from the catalog itself, the main page of the LC has useful links to information sources and exhibits.


SHARP Web. A site set up by the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing.

Children't Lit web guide

Children's Literature Web Guide. A site set up by the library at the University of Calgary.

Earlham College - lists undergraduate conferences and journals in the humanities

A site at Earlham College that lists undergraduate conferences and journals in the humanities.

The British NRA

The British NRA is the National register of Archives which is run by the Historical Manuscripts Commission. It is the first place to search for correspondence, documents, and related materials of notable British figures or institutions.


first lines

THIS LINK IS BROKEN A site at Cornell where you can test your knowledge (memory) of famous literary first lines.