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Provides links to thousands of world newspapers.
1926-current. Indexes scholarship on literature, language, linguistics and folklore.
A fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 315 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.
Offers worldwide full-text content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought. Covers the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities and includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, and much more.
An annual publication of bibliographic essays that present a selective, comprehensive, and evaluative overview of a given year's scholarly writing in the fields of English and American literature. Library also has in print: Burling 3rd floor PE58 .E6
Provides the full text of biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses for authors of every age, nation, and literary discipline. Includes the MLA Bibliography which provides some links to full-text sources.
Subjects covered include the nature, use, and teaching of language as well as linguistics, phonetics, speech, communication, sociolinguistics, philosophy of language, hearing and speech physiology, and related topics.
Covers film and television theory, preservation and restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Includes full text of more than 90 journals and indexing for more than 600 publications.
Complete full text backfiles of several hundred scholarly journals in the Arts and Sciences, Health and General Sciences, and Ecology and Botany, except for the most recent two to five years.
Provides indexing of general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature™. This important resource offers a wide range of researchers access to information about history, culture and seminal developments across nearly a century.
Access to the full-text of over 350 scholarly electronic journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences and mathematics.
A digital collection of over 3,300 full-text titles offered by American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) in collaboration with 20 learned societies and over 100 contributing publishers.
Complete online access (including advertisements) to the full text of the New York Times from 1851 up to the last three years. For current access, see National Newspapers, LexisNexis Academic, and other sources.
Access to the complete backfile of the Times (London) including text, images, editorials, and advertisements.
Contains digital facsimile page images of 100,000 works printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America, as well as works in English printed elsewhere, between 1473-1700.
Digitized copies of 138,000 English-language titles and editions published between 1701 and 1800, primarily in the United Kingdom and the Americas. Includes books, broadsides, Bibles, tract books, sermons, and printed ephemera.
Offers the full text of thousands of books, serials, pamphlets, essays and more from major libraries around the world. These resources track the development of the modern, western world (from 1450 onwards) through the lens of trade and wealth. The titles are in English as well as many other languages.
Makes high-resolution images of Dickinson’s surviving manuscripts available in open access, and provides readers with a website through which they can view images of manuscripts held in multiple libraries and archives.
Provides access to surviving but difficult-to-access early ballads printed in English, with priority given to black-letter broadsides of the seventeenth century--the heyday of the printed broadside ballad. EBBA makes these ballads fully accessible as texts, art, music, and cultural records of the period.
Books, media, Web sites, databases, art work, and more.
CRL is a consortium of North American universities, colleges, and independent research libraries. The consortium acquires and preserves traditional and digital resources for research and teaching.
The English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) lists over 460,000 items published between 1473 and 1800 in the British Isles and North America found in the collections of the British Library and over 2,000 other libraries.
Before 1000 B.C. to the present. The OCLC catalog of books, web resources, and other materials held in libraries worldwide. Contains millions of records. This is the best way to identify resources beyond our collections.
Made up of two main collections, both fully integrated and cross-searchable: i) a collection of over 125 core academic subject, language, and quotations dictionaries providing carefully vetted quick results; and ii) access to many of Oxford’s award-winning Encyclopedias and Companions.
Some full text. Reference Universe helps you find the right article--the authoritative article--to begin your research, whether it's on your shelves in a reference work or in an online reference database.
The Literary Encyclopedia is an authoritative collection of specially commissioned articles written by scholars expert in their fields. It addresses literary works, writers, cultural movements and historical events around the world. Its interactive features enable the user to place literature within its historical context in innovative ways.
Provides comprehensive coverage of the entire history of literature in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland and substantial accounts of individual authors and detailed histories of particular themes, movements, genres, and institutions. 2006 edition.
Surveys American literature in 350 essays from leading scholars, encompassing the range and depth of American literary history from the 1600s to the present. The Encyclopedia includes essays on poets, playwrights, essayists, and novelists, as well as major works, literary movements, periods, themes, historical perspectives and social context. 2004 edition.
Contains the complete text of the 20-volume Second Edition, first published in 1989, together with its 3-volume Additions Series, published in 1993 (volumes 1 and 2) and 1997 (volume 3).
Brings fresh intelligence and a global perspective to bear on timeless questions about the individual and society. A distinguished team of international scholars explore new thinking in areas previously covered (communism, linguistics, physics) and present cross-cultural perspectives on more recent topics such as postmodernism, deconstruction and post-colonialism.
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Book reviews in digest form
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1920-1967. Indexes small press magazines.
Provides access to over 4.9 million primary source photos from 1825 to the present. Additionally, provides audio, video, graphics and interactives. Constantly updated, AP Images is an important resource for virtually every discipline.
Hosts a wide and growing variety of materials created by Grinnell College students, faculty, and staff, as well as selected material that illuminates the College's history and other activities.
Created and maintained by librarians at Southern Connecticutt State University, this site provides links to websites, listservs, newsgroups, and homepages of various authors.
Designed to meet the needs of general readers, who require a full, line by line, translation; of students, who want to understand the grammar and the meter; and of scholars, who want immediate access to a critical apparatus identifying the nearly 2000 eighteenth-century restorations, editorial emendations, and manuscript-based conjectural restorations.
A collaborative project providing online access to performances of Shakespeare from many parts of the world as well as essays and metadata provided by scholars and educators in the field.
A catalog and online archive of audio recordings (from the Berkeley Language Center) and paper materials (from the Survey of California and Other Indian Languages) dating from 1950. The collection includes indigenous language material from throughout the Americas, with a particular focus on the languages of California and western North America.
Site provides information on Charles Dickens' novels, including plot descriptions, character lists, and contextual dommentary. Other content includes a glossary, discussion of staging, a scholarly bibliography, and links to additional information.
A guide to online resources in the humanities and related disciplines.
The ipl2 Literary Criticism Collection contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period. The collection is not inclusive of all the work on the web, nor does it plan to be. The sites are selected with some thought to their overall usefulness.
Provides links to some of the best starting places for finding online critical writing. This resource is particularly good for finding information on English-language authors, but also includes many authors whose works have been translated into English. This website is maintained by ipl2, a merger of the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII).
Offers online versions of Shakepeare's complete works, along with a concordance and text and character searching. The site is intended for scholars, thespians, and Shakespeare lovers of every kind. OSS includes the 1864 Globe Edition of the complete works, which was the definitive single-volume Shakespeare edition for over a half-century.
Created by UNESCO, The Index Translationum is a list of books translated in the world, i.e. an international bibliography of translations. The Index Translationum was created in 1932; please check for updates on the website if you are seeking information on recent translations.
Streaming video for thousands of full-length videos and video clips in subject areas including Anthropology, Art and Architecture, Communication, Education, English and Language Arts, History, Music, Philosophy and Religion, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and World Languages.
Collection of links to guides for citation styles, prepared by the Duke University Libraries.
Collection of links to guides on various citation styles.
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On permanent reserve at the circulation desk.
MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.) and the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.
A Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows you to create your own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases.
A basic help guide for RefWorks. Includes information on adding citations as well as links to other help documents regarding Write-n-Cite and creating annotated bibliographies
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