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Syracuse University Libraries

English & Literature Resources: Reference Works

A subject guide to assist your research of topics in English and Literature assembled and maintained by the English subject specialist librarian.

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The sources listed in Online Reference Sources  provide you with searchable access background information and some criticism from hundreds of sources.

The sources listed in Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & Guides in Print are books in you can find in Bird Library.

Reference Databases

Encyclopedias & Guides:Electronic Resources

Guides

Encyclopedias

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & Guides in Print

Guides

Dictionaries

Encyclopedias