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Key English & Literature Research Databases
Academic Search Ultimate
Academic Search Premier includes more than 8,992 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
American Fiction, 1774-1920
Primary source archive of prose fiction written by Americans from the political beginnings of the United States through World War I.
The ARTstor Digital Library is one of the premiere image databases for research in art and art historical topics. It includes more than 80 collections of over one million images.
Cambridge Histories Online
Prestigious Cambridge Economic Histories Online for Europe, Latin America, India, and the Greco-Roman world.
Communication & Mass Media Complete
Full-text of 200+ journals in the area of mass media & communication studies. Also includes indexing of 300+ additional titles.
CREDO Reference contains a variety of reference sources in subjects ranging from Art to History to Law to Technology and almost everything in between.
The letters of Charles Dickens (1820-1870)
Duke University Press Journals Online (e-Duke Scholarly Collection)
Full-text of approximately 35 scholarly journals published by Duke University Press.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Includes reference materials in the subject areas of: Arts, Business, Education, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation & World, Religion, and Social Science.
Electronic archive of the complete journal runs (excluding the most recent 2-5 years) of over 500 journal titles in over 20 academic disciplines.
Literature Resource Center
Database of overviews of important authors (from ancient times to the present) and scholarly critiques of their writings, including selected criticism and book reviews published in academic and literary journals.
Database providing access to literary works and authors throughout history, including more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, plays, biographies, images, and more.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture
Features a wide range of primary sources related to the arts in the nineteenth century, from playbills and scripts to operas and complete scores. These documents, many of them never before available, are sourced from the British Library and other institutions. Curation is by experts in British arts history. British Theatre, Music, and Literature covers more than a century and encompasses both the Georgian and Victorian theatre.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Corvey Collection of European Literature
Includes the full-text of more than 9,500 English, French and German titles. The collection is sourced from the remarkable library of Victor Amadeus, whose Castle Corvey collection was one of the most spectacular discoveries of the late 1970s. The Corvey Collection comprises an important collection of Romantic era writing. It includes fiction, short prose, dramatic works, poetry and more, with a focus on especially difficult-to-find works by lesser-known, historically neglected writers.
Full-text of 200 scholarly journals published by Johns Hopkins University and other university presses.
Very Short Introductions
Very Short Introductions are concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects--from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary Theory to History.
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