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ENGL 1302 - Fletcher: Start Here!

This guide is created to support students through the process of finding and incorporating historical information for their ENGL Packback discussions and their ENGL Historical Context Essay

Hi and welcome Fletcher's class to your guide for ENGL 1302! 


Library Databases


  • Bloom's LiteratureExamines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.
  • Gale Literature Resource Center: Contains up-to-date analysis, biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods, and from around the world.
  • Gale eBooks: Online collection of general and subject-specific encyclopedias on all major topic areas.
  • JSTOR: Contains more than a thousand academic journals and over one million images, letters, and other primary sources. 


  • American History: Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.
  • Gale in Context Biography: More than 600,000 biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study. Find people based on occupation, role, historical period, name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender.
  • Gale in Context World History: Articles, essays, and primary documents about world history.


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