Digital Manuscripts can provide insight into a writer's process. Manuscript collections can often be found by Googling the author's name and the phrase "digital manuscripts."
Emily Dickinson manuscript excerpt, poem #935 "As imperceptibly as grief"
Amherst College, Emily Dickinson Collection
Type in an author's name to find copies of their work in the library as well as biographies and criticism about them.
When searching for books in the library, a useful way to find critical analysis on an author or work is to add the words and criticism to an author's name or the title of a work. For example: Robert Frost and criticism OR "Paradise Lost" and criticism