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Background Information

Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age: British Culture, 1776-1832
Print Location: Burling Reference DA485 .O94 1999


Cambridge World History of Human Disease
Print Location: Science Library Reference R131 .C233 1993


Encyclopedia of Women and Gender
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor Oversize HQ1115 .E43 2001 (2 volumes)

Women's Studies Encyclopedia
Print Location: Burling 2nd Floor HQ1115 .W645 1999 (3 volumes)

Oxford Reference Online Restricted Resource Resource is highly recommended
Fully integrated and cross-searchable collection of over 135 academic dictionaries providing short-entry content, as well as many of Oxford’s encyclopedias and companions and other scholarly works.
Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology: A User's Guide to Sociological Language
Print Location: Burling 2nd Floor HM425 .J64x 2000
Also available online.
Critical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory
Print Location: 3rd Floor PN1993.45 .C75 2001
Covers post-1960 film and television theory.

Databases

Historical Abstracts with Full Text Restricted Resource
Covers world history after 1450, excluding the U.S. and Canada. Includes articles from over 2,000 journals, books, collections, and dissertations and offers full-text access to many resources.
Sociological Abstracts Restricted Resource
1952-present. Includes citations and abstracts for articles in journals, conference papers, books, and dissertations in the social and behavioral sciences.
Film & Television Literature Index Restricted Resource
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.

Primary Sources

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) Restricted Resource
1701-1800. Digitized copies of 138,000 English-language titles and editions published primarily in the United Kingdom and the Americas. Includes books, broadsides, Bibles, tract books, sermons, and printed ephemera.
Times Digital Archive 1785-2006 [London Times] Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
Fully searchable access to the complete backfile of The Times of London, including text, images, editorials, and advertisements.
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