Look for articles in scholarly journals. These are particularly important to academic research.
Many databases allow you to check a box to narrow your results to only articles from these publications.
To find items by authors, do an Author Search (last name, first name).
To find items about authors, do a Subject Search of the author's name (last name, first name). Some authors will have additonal sub-divisions: Mcphee John 1931 - Childhood And Youth
Look at item records to find other Subject Terms. These group material by together by topic which can yield more precise results.
SEARCHING FOR LITERARY CRITICISM IN CBBcat
Keyword Search: "author's name" AND critic* ("Chang-Rae Lee"AND critic*)
Subject Search: "author's last name, first name" (eg. Patchett, Ann)
Some authors have a criticism sub-division: Whitehead, Colson 1969 Criticism and interpretation
Doing BOTH Keyword and Subject searches can help you find better results!
OneSearch searches multiple resources at once. Use for very precise searches:
For best results, use limiters.