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Literature of the Pacific: Research Strategies

A guide to online and print sources related primarily to indigenous Pacific literature

Useful Subject Headings

Use these subject headings to narrow your search in OneSearch, via an "Advanced Search" selecting subject from the dropdown menu. 

 Islands of the Pacific--In literature

Oceania -- in literature

Pacific Island literature--History and criticism

Pacific Island literature (English)

Pacific Islands poetry (English)

Narrow searches further by island group:

Papua New Guinean literature (English)

Solomon Islands poetry (English)

and etc.

For works about a specific author, use "Subject Begins With" by author's last name: 

Holt, John Dominis

Wendt, Albert

and etc.

For a more general list of useful Pacific-related subject headings, click here:

Online Journals

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Databases, Indexes & Online Document Collections