You will often find entire books of criticism related to an author, a specific text, a genre, or a theme. Search the BC3 Library catalog for print books as well as ebooks.
The BC3 Library has two collections of ebooks. You can search these for chapters related to your research topic.
BC3 students and employees can sign up for free access to the New York Times through Butler County Community College's NYT Academic Pass Subscription:
|Interlibrary Loan. Moving beyond the BC3 Library subscriptions, the following databases are excellent resources for literary research. However, since we do not subscribe to them, you will need to request articles you find through the BC3 Library's free Request an Article service.|
The BC3 Library has both print and electronic books for literary research. Print books and some of the ebooks are listed in the BC3 Library Catalog where you will find call numbers to locate books on the shelves and links to connect you to e-books. Fiction books are located on the upper level of the library, non-fiction books, including biographies and literary criticism, are located on the lower level of the library and are shelved using Dewey Decimal numbers. In the Dewey system, literature books are numbered between 800-899. Here are some of the categories: