UA dissertations are listed in the Libraries' Catalog and in Scout. See also these databases:
Books at UA
SCOUT simultaneously searches the Libraries' catalog, 90+ databases, and some free Internet resources (includes scholarly articles).
The Libraries' CATALOG is a traditional catalog of library holdings: print and electronic books, films, sound recordings, musical scores, government documents, and more (no articles).
Books at Other Libraries
WorldCat is a comprehensive catalog of books and other library materials in libraries worldwide.
Most literature books are housed on the third floor of Gorgas Library.
Browse the following call number ranges to find books relating to English and American literature:
PN - Literature, General (includes books on theory, history, rhetoric, and genre)
PR - British Literature
PS - American Literature
E-Books at UA
Primary Source Databases at UA
For full-text databases of historical & contemporary texts, see the Primary Sources page of this guide.
E-Books on the Web
Find e-books on the Web through the digital library projects below. These books are available for reading to the extent allowed by copyright law.
A digital library of more than 30 million books.
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Books and more: "a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form."