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ENG 426 • American Literature II: 1845 to 1890: Welcome

Library information and resources for Dr. Waterman's ENG 426 course.

ENG 426 • Library Guide

Welcome! This library guide supports ENG 426 • American Literature II: 1845 - 1890 with Dr. Waterman. It is a starting point for locating Archer Library information and resources selected specifically for course assignments and includes library instruction sessions.

Here you will find:

  • About this library guide, ACRL Framework, & references
  • Library Databases, General reference resources, & the A to Z List 
  • Library Collections & eBook Collections
  • Literary Criticism resources
  • Electronic Journal Center (EJC) & Open Access
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne & The House of The Seven Gables
  • Harriet Jacobs & Incident in the Life of a Slave Girl 
  • Bonus! Archer Library VR/XR Conference Room

Using this Library Guide

Navigate this guide using the tabs located at the top of the page; several include drop-down menu options with additional information. Select a tab to review page contents and use the arrow to locate corresponding topics. Feel free to download, print, and save any handouts provided.

Resources are updated frequently, take time to bookmark this resource guide for later use. Archer Library guides are available online, 24/7.

Questions? We can help

Guide Resources: If you have questions about any of the Archer Library resources presented in this guide, or need help using them, feel free to contact me via email at

Online Help: Ask a Librarian chat is available for help during reference hours; a chat widget is located on this page. You may also email a member of the reference team at

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