Library users who are interested in literary theory and criticism will now have access to an introductory guide via the Library's Databases and Articles page. The John Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism includes 241 entries about individual critics and theorists, critical and theoretical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.
The scope of the database spans from Plato and Aristotle to the present day. Geographically entries vary from Japanese Theory and Criticism to that of the Caribbean. Each entry includes a selection of important primary and secondary resources particular to the given topic. The Guide is updated annually to ensure that all its content is current.