Literature Resource Center unites literary criticism, author biographies, work overviews, reviews, and definitions of literary terms in one convenient source. Articles in Literature Resource Center may come from books or from periodicals.
Access to Literature Resource Center
To access the database from off campus you will need your My Chemeketa user name and six-digit password.
Beginning a Search
The default screen is the Advanced Search. The screen provides many options, but for most searches using one or two lines of the search form at the top of the page is all that's needed.
The search for "Garcia Marqez, Gabriel" in the Person space brings up numerous articles of criticism, biography, and other information. The results are tabbed by type.
Let's say you want to make your search more specific by looking for something about humor in the writings of Garcia Marquez. You might add a term "humor*" to your search in the Keyword space. The asterisk at the end of the search term tells the computer to find any word that starts with those letters: "humor*": humor, humorous, humorously.
This search finds several articles. If more are needed, you can change the search for "humor*" from a keyword search to a search through the full text of the document:
When you click on the title of an article, you will see a page that has the full text of the article. At the top is a description of the article and a box that contains links for e-mailing, printing, and generating a citation.
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Address of this page: http://library.chemeketa.edu/instruction/litresource.php
Updated: 6 February 2012