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ENGLISH 4600: JANE AUSTEN & 18TH Century

A source for all things Jane Austen and 19th Century England

Overview of the Collection

This guide has been copied from subject specialist, Tara Olivero, Curator of Special Collections and Archives at Goucher College.  The Jane Austen Collection is one of Goucher College’s most significant research collections.

This LibGuide provides a place to start when researching Jane Austen, her life, literature, contemporaries and the world of the 18th/19th century in England. 

This image comes from the Portrait Gallery of the Perry–Castañeda Library of the University of Texas at Austin. According to the collection's title page, the image is in the public domain and no permission is needed to use it.




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  • All EBSCOhost databases that we have
  • All JSTOR journals that we have
  • ISI Web of Knowledge
  • Several newspaper databases
  • Our ALICE Catalog (books, videos, names of magazines, journals, and newspapers, and more)
  • ...and much more

A word of warning: it does not include "everything"! We have numerous additional databases--including about two dozen from ProQuest--that are not included in ArticlesPlus. To find and connect to these, consult the Databases feature in ALICE.