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Using the MLA International Bibliography for Research

The MLA International Bibliography is a database that will help you find books, book chapters, and journal articles relating to literature.  It's the most comprehensive tool to use when you are searching for literary criticism.  

This video will give you some basics on how to search:


Search Tips for the MLA International Bibliography on ProQuest from MLA International Bibliography on Vimeo.

Other Helpful Databases:


Interlibrary Loan/ RACER - books

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What if Brock does not have the book I need?

Use RACER (also known as Interlibrary Loan) to request it from another library! This service allows users to search in all Ontario university and worldwide libraries to place requests for items that Brock does not own.

First-time users need to register & create a PIN. More information here.

Search RACER Now

Need help? Watch the RACER Set up and Simple Search video tutorial.