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ENG725: Finding Journal Articles About Critical Theory

In Berry Library and Beyond

Advantages of Open Access Journals

  • Open access journals are products of dedicated scholars whose primary goal is to bring innovative scholarship to the public.
  • OA journals provide full-text repositories of journal titles.
  • The following OA journals provide highest examples of literary scholarship.

This select list features OA journals likely to cover critical theory topics. 

A more complete list is available at the Finding Scholarly Journal Articles page on the Literature Secondary Research Sources libguide.

American Studies Commons (Digital Commons Network)


Journal of American Studies (Cambridge Open Access)


CLC Web: Comparative Literature & Culture (Purdue)


Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ)

  • DHQ is not indexed in any of Berry Library's journal databases. 
  • It is necessary to browse issues or to search



  • Ask Professor Risam for recommendations of authors who write about your topic.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)



Journal of Literary Theory (JLT)

  • Enter terms in the basic search box: