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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

American Literature: Home

A guide to American Literature tools and resources.


This guide is intended as an introduction to resources on American Literature in the Literatures and Languages Library, literary research methods, and how to use the Library's research resources.

This guide will cover how to find books and journal articles for your research, introduce the major databases and reference sources for American literature, and also provide other useful tips for information searching and managing your research.

If you need additional help or have any questions, contact the Literatures and Languages Library.

Literatures and Languages Library

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Literatures and Languages Library
225 Main Library
1408 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-2220