Reference- English

Research and Writing


English Club - grammar quizzes and tips

Guide to Grammar and Writing from Capital Community College

Grammar Bytes - videos, quizzes, tips, and more

Grammar Girl - daily grammar tips and more


Project Gutenberg - over 33,000 free downloadable e-books for your PC, iPad, e-reader,  iPhone, Android phone, or other mobile device

Audiobooks on Project Gutenberg

Lit2Go - free downloadable audiobooks

Books & Authors from TEL - find info about an author or work or just discover your next great read

Applit - Resources for Readers and Teachers of Appalachian Literature for Children and Young Adults

Google Lit Trips

Just Books Read Aloud - videos of picture books being read aloud

PAL: Perspectives in American Literature - biographies and poems of famous poets



Arthurian Legend Search Engine

Glossary of Literary Terms - from Gale Cengage Learning

British & Irish Authors on the Web

Luminarium Anthology of English Literature - authors from Medieval through Restoration periods, biographical information as well as links to many full-text works

Norton Anthology of English Literature - web companion to the 8th edition, includes summaries of literary periods, audio of selected works, PDF files containing works from the anthology, quizzes, and more

R.E.A.D.S. - Log in with the number from your public library card, include the check digit at the end (sometimes a - or a *) - After logging in, you can download eBooks and audiobooks to your computer, Kindle, other e-reader, iPod, or even your phone!


Discover Shakespeare - at the Folger Shakespeare Library

Shakespeare Online - LOTS of info about Shakespeare's life, works, and theaters

Shakespeare Resource Center - also known as BardWeb