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ENGL 4680/WGST 4930: Major Postcolonial Writers and Refugee Narratives

Resources and research techniques for students in ENGL 4680-01/WGST 4930-02: Major Postcolonial Writers and Refugee Narratives, Spring 2021. Professor: Dr. Joya Uraizee

Finding Journal Articles

Why search an individual library database if it's available in SLUth Search Plus? Advanced search functionality! This is especially important for the MLA International Bibliography.

Search Tips

MLA International Bibliography offers many specialized search options, including the following. 

Browse Authors (Quickly find all of the articles in MLA that are about a specific author.)

  • example: Walcott, Derek

Browse Works (Quickly find all of the articles in MLA that are about a specific work.)

  • example: Omeros

MLA Thesaurus (Use to find articles in MLA about a specific subject, literary technique, etc.)

  • examples: motherhood, healing, transnationalism

Finding Books and eBooks

Search for books and eBooks using the Saint Louis University Libraries' Catalog.

To find the books about the life and work of an author, use a SUBJECT search in the SLU Libraries Catalog. You'll find a listing of all the library's  books on that author, broken down by subject area.

To find the works of an author, search for them as an AUTHOR in the SLU Libraries Catalog.

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