Subject guide: English

Welcome to the library’s subject guide for English studies.

Resources for finding books and articles

You can search for the library's ebooks, printed books and journal articles in the search box on the library's start page. You can also search for books and articles in the following resources:

  • DART-Europe
    Find full-text dissertations from a number of universities in Europe.
  • ERIC
    ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is a database of education research and information.
  • EThOS
    Database containing information on doctoral theses from universities in the UK. You need to register on their website to access theses in full text.
  • Google Scholar
    NB: The search service contains not only scholarly literature but also many non-scholarly sources and dishonest journals. Consequently, you should check that sources are scholarly and that articles are not from blacklisted journals in Cabells – Predatory Reports. To get access to full-text articles in the library’s journal subcriptions, you must activate a library link (See Activate library links in Google Scholar).
    A collection of academic journals, books and primary sources.
    A national catalogue providing information on titles held by Swedish university and research libraries as well as many public libraries. You can limit your search to dissertations.
  • Linguistics Collection
    Database collection for literature on linguistics and language-related disciplines. The collection searches simultaneously in the databases Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts and Linguistics Database.
  • Scopus
    Scopus helps users find trusted research in different subjects. 
  • WorldCat
    A catalogue providing information on titles held by more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.

Encyclopedias and dictionaries

  • Britannica Academic
    Consists of Encyclopæd
    ia Britannica and Merriam-Webster (dictionary and thesaurus), among other things.
  • NE:s ordböcker
    Includes for example NE's Swedish-English/English-Swedish dictionary.
  • Oxford Reference
    The database offers a huge range of dictionaries and subject reference works, including Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language and The Oxford Companion to English Literature.

      More dictionaries can be found on shelf Fe(x) at Dalarna University Library.

Resources for finding student theses  

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

More 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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