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The most comprehensive index of journals, books, and dissertations in literature. (Some full-text).

A multi-disciplinary index of journal and magazine articles from 1982 to present. (Some full-text).

Journal archives back to 1831. Recent issues (past 3-5 years) not included. (Full-text).
Purchase made possible by a generous donation from the Rockwell Fund.

An index of journals and books in linguistics, communication, and related fields. (Citations only).

Book reviews, drama reviews, film reviews, and literary essays from historical sources. (Full-text).

Biographies and essays on authors of fiction, poetry, drama, journalism, and history. (Full-text).

Essays on writers, novels, stories, plays, characters, genres, and national literatures. (Full-text).

 

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A multi-disciplinary database of journals, magazines, book chapters, and government reports. (Some full-text).

An index of journals, book chapters, and dissertations in United States and Canadian history. (Some full-text).

Find short biographies in books, magazines, and websites. (Full-text).

An index to reviews of English-language books in journals and magazines. (Citations only).

Links to hundreds of digitized medieval manuscripts available on the Web. (Full-text).

An index of poems published in books, plus full-text poems, commentaries, and definitions. (Some full-text).

Biographies of authors of fiction, poetry, drama, journalism, and history. (Full-text).

Electronic books with full-text searching, bookmarks, and personal notes. (Full-text).
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Electronic books from academic, professional, and popular publishers. (Full-text).

Search journals, magazines, and reference books in film and television. (Some full-text).

An index of journals, books, and other publications in world history from 1450 to present. (Some full-text).

Bibliographies of publications on history, languages, and literature. (Citations).
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Now known as EBSCOhost E-Books. (This cross-reference will be removed on 7/21/12).

An archive of the newspaper from 1980 to present. (Full-text).

A cover-to-cover archive of the newspaper from 1851 to 2003. (Full-text).

Find free books on the Web by author, title, or subject. (Full-text).

Essays on controversial topics from books, magazines, journals, news, primary source, and web sites. (Full-text).

The African American experience in primary source documents, images, and maps. (Full-text and images).

Definitions, etymologies, pronunciations, and spellings for half a million words. (Full-text).

English and bilingual dictionaries, quotation dictionaries, and specialized subject dictionaries. (Full-text).

More than 2,500 electronic books from Oxford University Press. (Full-text).

Articles from over 550 periodicals in the social sciences and humanities from 1665 - 2000. (Full-text).

An index of plays in anthologies by title, author, subject, style, genre, type of cast, or grade level. (Citations only).

Poems by 780 poets. Browse by author, title, or subject. (Full-text).

Resources on American popular culture from 1900 to the present. (Full-text).

Electronic journals in the humanities and the social sciences. (Full-text).

The Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post. (Full-text).

Short essays about the lives and works of important authors from around the world. (Full-text).

An index of stories published in books, journals, or magazines, plus full-text for 1,600 stories. (Some full-text).

Electronic books about authors of novels, stories and poems. (Full-text).

Thousands of full-text poems by prominent American poets. (Full-text).

Thousands of full-text poems by prominent English poets. (Full-text).

An index of high impact research journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. (Citations only).

A catalog of 58 million books, dissertations, sound recordings, and videos available in libraries. (Citations only).

 

 

 

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