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  • Academic Search Complete  Icon
    Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
  • CBCA Complete: The Arts (ProQuest)  Icon
    Database focuses on arts periodicals covering Canada and Canadian issues.
  • Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections  
      
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  • Contemporary Authors  
      
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  • Dictionary of Literary Biography from GALE  
      
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  • Early English Books Online (EEBO)  
      
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  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)  
      
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  • Ethnic News Watch (ProQuest)  Icon
    Included are journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and minority presses. The current collection, Ethnic NewsWatch™, covers 1990-present, and the historical collection, Ethnic NewsWatch: A History™, spans 1959-1989. Ethnicities include: African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Native People.
  • Gale Literary Databases  
      
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    Biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of literary authors from every period and discipline. Its resources cover more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers, with additional in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.
  • Gender Watch (ProQuest)  
      
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    This is a database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. With its archival material, dating back to 1970 in some cases, GenderWatch is a repository of important historical perspectives on the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community and the changes in gender roles over the years. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books and NGO, government and special reports.
  • Iter Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance  
      
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  • John Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism  Icon
    The Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements and is updated annually. It includes more than 300 alphabetically arranged entries and subentries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.
  • JSTOR (I, II, III, V, & VII): The Scholarly Journal Archive  Icon
    JSTOR is database that contains scholarly articles from many disciplines and subject areas. Much of its content is available in full-text (although full-text of recent articles may not be available for a year or more).
  • Literary Criticism and Biography Databases from GALE  
      
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  • Literary Reference Center  Icon
    A full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 35,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticisms, more than 253,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), more than 460 literary journals, more than 693,000 book reviews, nearly 78,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 19,600 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 6,500 author interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts and much more.
  • Literature Criticism Online from GALE  
      
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    Literature Online contains a full library of up-to-date, fully searchable criticism and reference resources in addition to the full text of poetry, drama, and prose fiction from the seventh century to the present day.
  • Literature Online : LION  Icon
  • Literature Resource Center  
      
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  • MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO Publishing)(A&I)  Icon
    Offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920's and contains over 2.3 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers. The indexed materials coverage is international and includes almost 60 titles from J-STOR’s language and literature collection as well as links to full text.
  • Project Muse Premium Collection  Icon
    Project Muse provides the full-text of over 300 major university press journals including Johns Hopkins, Ohio State University, Michigan State University, and many others.
  • ProQuest American Periodical Series  
      
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  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full Text: Literature & Language  Icon
  • ProQuest Research Library Complete  
      
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    A multidisciplinary subject coverage from scholarly, trade, and consumer publications, ProQuest Research Library provides access to thousands of full-text periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 subjects and topics.
  • Shakespeare Collection: Featuring The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works  
      
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