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Research Guides


Resources to explore and discover world literatures. When you find books and authors of interest, enter them in UW Libraries Search to find them.

Discovering Literature

Search the web or library literature databases to discover authors from around the world.


Discover literature in translation, and then search UW Libraries for titles or authors of interest.

Literature Guides at UW Libraries

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Crowdsourced Recommendations

Enter an author you like on Literature Map or find recommendations on Goodreads and then search UW Libraries. Prizewinners, book reviews, public libraries and other online tools are available to help you find your next read.