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Key Resources in English, Literature & Folklore
Search for articles in several academic areas, including business, social sciences, humanities, general academic, medicine, education, and multicultural areas.
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Multidisciplinary journal collection, including the social sciences, humanities, and sciences.
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MLA International Bibliography
International modern language and literature bibliographic database. Includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals, with citations from over 5,000 journals and series, monographs, working papers, and conference proceedings all together.
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Database of peer reviewed journal articles. Full text is not included, but Article Linker provides access to full text articles when available.
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Additional Resources in English, Literature & Folklore
17th & 18th Century Burney Collection of UK Newspapers Digital Archive
This comprehensive collection of early English newspapers holds over one million newspaper pages, newsbooks, Acts of Parliament, addresses, broadsides, pamphlets, and proclamations, all from London, the British Isles, and colonies.
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Academic Search Ultimate
This is a multidisciplinary collection of articles from scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers and other sources.
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ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection
ACLS Humanities E-Book is an online collection of over 3,300 books of high quality in the humanities.
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Encyclopedic Latin text examining the lives of Christian saints, organized by each saint's feast day.
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America: History and Life
Citations to the literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the early 20th century.
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American Periodicals Series Online
Full text database ranging from 1740 to 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and other historically significant periodicals.
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AP Stylebook Online
This stylebook provides fundamental guidelines for spelling, language, punctuation, usage and journalistic style and is the definitive resource for journalists.
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The Cecil Papers are a privately held archive, consisting principally of the correspondence of William Cecil, Lord Burghley (1520-1598) and his son, Robert, the 1st Earl of Salisbury (1563-1612).
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Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.
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Dictionary of National Biography
Illustrated biographies of men and women who shaped Britain's past from the 4th century to 21st century.
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Digital Dissertations (Dissertation Abstracts)
Doctoral dissertations and some masters' theses from many North American graduate schools and some European universities.
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Image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts.
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Early American Imprints
Full-text and full-image access to books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in the United States from 1639 to 1819.
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Evans Text Creation Partnership
interface for full text searching of the Evans/Series I titles.
Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Digitized books from the Short Title Catalog.
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EEBO Text Creation Partnership
interface for full text searching of the Short Title Catalog books.
Early English Books Text Creation Partnership (TCP)
Full text searching of many titles in the Short Title Catalog of English Books.
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Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
Eighteenth-century English-language texts digitized from the holdings of the British Library.
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English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC)
The English Short Title Catalogue lists over 460,000 items, mainly in English, published between 1473 and 1800.
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Ethnographic Video Online
Classic and contemporary documentaries, previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field, and select feature films.
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Evans Text Creation Partnership (TCP)
Full text searching of titles in the Evans Bibliography of works printed in America from 1639-1800.
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Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS)
Contains citations to scholarly journals, books, and book reviews about US-Hispanic and Latin American topics, in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish languages.
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Humanities International Complete
Abstracts and some full text covering diverse subject areas of the humanities.
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Illustrated London News Historical Archive
Historical content from the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper.
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Incunabula Short Title Catalogue (ISTC)
International database of 15th-century European printing created by the British Library with contributions from institutions worldwide.
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International Medieval Bibliography (IMB)
IMB Indexes books, articles, book chapters, and other publications on the European Middle Ages, covering Europe, the Middle East and North Africa in the period 400-1500 (USU's subscription is provided through the Tanner Endowment Fund).
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Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism is a resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse, providing a historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements and is updated annually.
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Provides quick access to author and title listings.
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Literary Reference Center
This database covers a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes, combining information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals, and original content from EBSCO.
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Literature Criticism Online (LCO)
Provides criticism and commentary on authors and their literary works written by contemporary and modern scholars.
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Middle English Compendium
Resources for the study of Middle English.
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MLA Directory of Periodicals
The MLA Directory of Periodicals provides detailed information on over 6,000 journals and book series that cover literature, literary theory, dramatic arts, folklore, language, linguistics, pedagogy, rhetoric and composition, and the history of printing and publishing.
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North American Women's Letters and Diaries
Primary-source material documenting women's experience in the United States.
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Oxford Bibliographies: Religious Studies
This database offers the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, across the subjects of Biblical Studies, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islamic Studies, Jewish Studies, and the Renaissance & Reformation.
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Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature
The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature contains 350 essays from leading scholars, encompassing the range and depth of American literary history from the 1600s to the present.
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Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
Authoritative dictionary describing the evolution of the English language.
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Oxford Scholarship Online
Scholarly books in the fields of history and literature from Oxford University Press.
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An evolving digital library of resources for the study of the humanities.
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Poetry & Short Story Reference Center
This full-text database contains hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies, and essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques.
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Points of View Reference Center
A full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.
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Largest single collection of free electronic books.
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Multidisciplinary e-journal collection for humanities and social sciences.
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European History foreign language database.
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State Papers Online: The Tudors, Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I 1509-1714 (State Papers Domestic)
16th- and 17th-century British government documents, primarily from the papers of the Secretaries of State.
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TEAMS Middle English Texts
Middle English texts--excluding Chaucer and Langland.
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Times (London) Digital Archive
The complete digital edition of The Times (London).
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WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content with more than 2 billion records for books, CD, DVD, audio books, some articles, documents, photographs, digital collections, etc.
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Identify resources at your library and in the collections of the world's libraries.
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