The Gumberg Library provides access to two extensive suites of electronic reference works geared to literature. Using both will provide you with a great amount of introductory information on your chosen literary topic. Writing about fairy tales can also be located in these databases.
All electronic reference works can be accessed off-campus, but you will have to enter your Multipass username and password word in order to use them.
To use these titles off campus, you will have to enter your Multipass information when you click on a title.
Below is a citation to an encyclopedia dedicated to fairy and folk tales and would be a great place to begin research on any fairy tale and the uses to which it has been put.