Use these resources as you research mythology and folklore for Mrs. Decker's English class.
Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016
Your local public library is a great source of materials for this project!
Can't find a print source in the Mercy library? Use Google Books to read print resources online.
This includes an encyclopedia of world folklore.
Search World Book ebooks for print information on your topic.
This is not an exhaustive list of websites, but, rather, a guide to start you on your research.
- Folktexts: a library of folktales, folklore
This database is created by D.L. Ashliman from University of Pittsburgh. It contains all types of stories from almost all cultures of the world.
- American Folklore
Includes tall tales, spooky stories, urban legends, as well as African-American folklore, Native American folklore, Asian-American folklore.
This website also includes famous characters in American folklore and mythology, such as Brer Rabbit, Paul Bunyan, and Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett.
- Dr. Jan Harold Brunvand's Homepage- FAQ
Dr. Brunvand is a researcher of urban legends. His website has information about what makes up an urban legend. There is information on his books.
This Libguide from Cornell University has information on preparing an annotated bibliography.