English and American Literature subject guide




We recommend: Artemis Primary Sources (from Gale):

  • allows you to search 14 primary source databases from Gale Cengage with a single search box, including historical, newspaper, and periodicals archives
  • includes interesting tools like "term frequency" (see the frequency of your search term over time) and "term clusters" (see what other terms commonly occur in relation to your search term)

Nexis is a major online resource which provides access to the UK and US national and local papers as well as newspapers from virtually every country around the world.

We subscribe to a large number of newspapers, both international and from the UK. They are available in a number of formats, including print and online. Visit the newspaper resources pages for full information and access to online holdings.

Our UK newspapers comprise current issues and archives of historical newspapers, including the Times Digital Archive, and other news sources. Go to the UK newspapers page for access. American newspapers are included in the list of international newspapers.

Some key resources:


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