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Finding Quotations: Home

Resources to use to search the source of a specific citation, or to find one on a topic.

Known Author

Catalog:  Search author’s name  + “works,”  “papers” (e.g. Thomas Jefferson); concordance (e.g. Shakespeare), “letters”, “diary”, “writings”, “lectures”, “essays,”.   Electronic resources can usually be searched for the quotation, in whole or in part (in case it is not quite correct).

Concordances

Catalog keyword search "concordance" AND author, e.g. Shakespeare, Chaucer, or subject, e.g. Bible.

Poetry

General Electronic Resources

Foreign Languages

Catalog search:  "quotations" AND [language].