Search for Canadian authors and Canadian literature.
A list of contemporary Canadian poets giving a short bio of each, a list of their writings, and their
Primary source documents and photos of American literature.
Greek, Roman, Norse, Celtic and Native American mythology. Included is information on religions and
folklore and all can be searched by geographical region.
An abundance of information on folklore and mythology!
"Open and free access to literature and other writings."
A huge database that holds historical information as well as literature.
It includes audiobooks.
Includes Shakespeare's: Plays & Poems, Life & Times (info on his life, the stage, society, trades, history,
ideas of the times)and other reousrces.
An alphabetical list of the language used when exploring literature.
Page by page translation into everyday English.
A searchable database on "the racial tyranny of apartheid."
A guide to the Shakespearean world with links to his language, costumes, characters and more.
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The table below provides you with a comparison between scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications:
Academics and experts in the discipline or field who are always identified
Professional writers, not necessarily experts; writers are not always identified
Industry experts, professionals, or practitioners who are not always identified
Facilitate scholarly communication between members of a particular academic discipline and/or the public
Provide general information and entertainment to a broad audience
Provide information to members of a particular industry or profession
Extensive research articles and analysis written in formal academic styles; some of these types of articles can be considered primary sources
May include scholarly review articles or news sections which briefly report on new research; these are not research articles
Plain covers, and generally more charts, graphs, and illustrations than photographs; sometimes advertising
Often have the word "journal" in the title
Information is always specific to a particular academic discipline or field, and usually requires professional or academic knowledge to be fully understood
General interest articles that can include a mixture of fact, anecdote, and/or opinion
Glossy covers, many pictures, extensive use of colour images, and usually much advertising
Often called "popular magazines"
No special vocabulary or knowledge is generally required to understand
Exclusively professional, industry, or trade information
Articles can be fact, anecdote, and/or opinion.
Usually have colourful covers, and quite often advertising specific to the profession, trade, or industry
Often require professional knowledge and vocabulary to be fully understood
Usually professional and trade organisations
Citations, footnotes/endnotes, and/or bibliographies
Editorial board members are listed in each journal issue, and/or on the journal's website.
Examples of subscription publications
Canadian Journal of History
The Linguistic Review
Journal of Abnormal Psychology
Journal of Biomechanics
Food in Canada
Sight and Sound
This table was taken from the Simon Fraser University Library web site.