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Search for books and articles

  • DART-Europe
    Find full-text dissertations from a number of universities in Europe.
  • ERIC
    ERIC (The Education Resources Information Center) is the world's largest digital database of education literature.
  • Google Scholar
    Search engine for scholarly literature (NB: does not only retrieve scholarly sources though).
    A collection of academic journals, books and primary sources.
    A national search service providing information on titles held by Swedish university and research libraries.
  • Linguistics Collection
    Database collection for literature on linguistics and language-related related disciplines. The collection searches simultaneously in the databases Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) and Linguistics Database.
  • WorldCat
    A search service providing information on titles held by more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.


Encyclopedias, dictionaries and thesauri

  • Britannica Academic
    Consists of Encyclopaedia Britannica and Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, among other things.
  • Oxford Reference
    The database offers a huge range of dictionaries and subject reference works, including Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language, The Oxford Companion to English Literature among other works.

      More dictionaries can be found on shelf Fe(x) in the library.


Student theses  

  • DiVA
    Find full-text theses and other scholarly works submitted at Högskolan Dalarna.
    Search for full-text theses submitted at Swedish universities.


Other resources 

  • CELT - Irish history, literature and politics.
  • Romantic Circles - A website devoted to the study of literature and culture of the Romantic period.

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