While not every database works the same way, keep these general search tips in mind when looking for articles and essays of criticism:
"where i'm calling from" and criticism
"carver, raymond" and criticism
Why should you use databases to find literary criticism? Library databases are subject to a reviewing process, contain reputable information, and allow you to manage your search results. Many of the articles and essays you retrieve through the library's databases will be scholarly in nature and readily available (full-text), unlike much of the information you might find on the Web.
The databases listed below are the most useful in finding literary criticism.