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Louisa May Alcott: General Book Search

This guide offers research assistance toward the study of Louisa May Alcott.

Books

Research typically begins with an examination of primary texts, which are found using the MU Library's Main Catalog.The best place to start in the the catalog is in the Subject search.

You can also try Google Book Search for public domain books that you can download as PDFs or e-reader format. If you discover that your search is too broad, consider using Google's Advanced Book Search to locate only those titles that are full-text.

General Works/Reference

 

 The Library Catalog

The best place to find books is in the MU Library Catalog. Common search paths include:


Search by

Search examples

Keyword

"Alcott and criticism"
"Human Rights and Alcott"

Author

"Louisa May Alcott" (books by Alcott)

Title

"Little Women"
"English Language Notes"
"American Studies

Subject Heading

"Alcott, Louisa May" (books about Alcott)
"American Literature" -- history and criticism