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Fairy Tale Research- Professor Ailles

Searching the Library Catalog

The Library Homepage offers resources to help you with your scholarly research and to link to the library catalog and databases and more. 

From the library homepage,  Search the Library links to the PBSC library catalog.  Use it to find books, research articles, trade magazines, and more.

Select the Advanced Search option to enter multiple terms to refine your search. Use AND, OR,or NOT to limit or expand your results. 

Using AND, OR, and NOT in an advanced search:

•Use AND to connect different topics into one search and restrict the search results.

Use OR to increase search results with terminology of a similar meaning.

•Use NOT to restrict the number of search results by excluding a term likely to be in the search results.


Suggested Databases

For basic background on fairy tales from reference books, you may want to try the following online databases:

For additional research, you will also want to explore the literary databases, including:

For research from literary journals, be sure to explore: