References sources are a great place to start your research! They provide general or background information on your topic and include factual information, definitions, and terminology common found in:
Reference sources may be found in print "book" format or online.
Artemis Literary Sources is a platform that provides simultaneous searching of the Literature Resource Center and Literature Criticism Online databases, and selected content from Gale Virtual Reference Library related to literature. Includes full-text journal articles and book essays, for example:
Daplan, Arie. "Marjane Satrapi." Masters of the Comic Book Universe Revealed! Chicago : Chicago Review P, 2006. 235-52. Rpt. in Children's Litearture Review. Ed. Jelena Krstovic. Vol. 185. Detroit: Gale, 2013. Literature Resource Center.
Canadian Oxford Dictionary - Oxford University Press
This dictionary combines coverage of international English with information on English as it is particularly used in Canada.
Oxford English Dictionary The OED online provides definitions and historical & etymological analysis on english language words. Also includes variant spellings and phonetic pronunciations.
Canadian Encyclopedia The Canadian Encyclopedia comprises the complete text and multimedia of the indispensable reference work originally published in 1985. Since the encyclopedia appeared online in 2001, it has been continuously updated and expanded. James H. Marsh has been editor in chief of The Canadian Encyclopedia since 1980.
Encyclopedia of British Columbia All Subjects; British Columbia (B.C.) focus; More than 4,000 articles on British Columbia including historic photographs, statistics, maps, tables, charts & diagrams, sound clips, video clips and website links.
Oxford Reference Online General/All subjects; A variety of full-text online reference works including dictionaries, encyclopedias & handbooks.
MLA International Bibliography is a bibliography of journal articles, books, Web sites, and dissertations, published by the Modern Language Association, a not-for-profit organization committed to the study and teaching of language and literature.
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