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Children's Literature: Finding Articles Using Databases

This is a guide for finding information related to children's literature.

MLA sample search

OMNIFile Text Mega sample search

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database sample search USE FIREBOX OR CHROME

Children's Literature Review sample search

Primary Article Databases

The children's literature field does not have a unique database. Use databases from literature, education, and liberal arts areas. The best place to start with is the MLA. 

Mouse over these database titles to see a description.  Click on title to go to the database.  USE FIREFOX or CHROME, NOT INTERNET EXPLORER, for Chidlren's Literatuere Comprehensive Database.  

Other Article Databases

Here are some other Article Databases with Information about Children's Books and Authors

Mouse over database titles to see descriptions: 

Need Full Text?

Looking for the full text of articles?  If an article in the database does not have a direct HTML full-text or PDF link, look for the "Find It at Purdue" icon:


Or go to Purdue Libraries eJournals list and search for the journal name.

Subject Guide

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