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Databases for Language and Literature

Journal Articles

Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature

Variant Title:ABELL
Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:English language, English literature, Bibliography, and the Culture of the English-Speaking World
Type of Material:English-language articles, books, doctoral dissertations and reviews
Dates Covered:cover as early as 1714 to present
Fulltext:No full text

Communication & Mass Media Complete

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Communication and Mass Media
Type of Material:Articles and author profiles
Dates Covered:1915 to present
Fulltext:Some full text

Humanities International Index

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:History, Languages, Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Visual and Performing Arts
Type of Material:Articles, essays and reviews
Fulltext:Some full text

MLA International Bibliography

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Modern Languages, Literatures, Folklore, Linguistics, and Dramatic Arts (Film, Radio, Television, Theater)
Type of Material:Articles, books, and dissertations
Dates Covered:1926 to present
Fulltext:Links to full text

Ebooks

African American Poetry

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:African American Poetry
Type of Material:Poetry
Dates Covered:18th and 19th centuries
Fulltext:Full text

African Writers Series

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:African Fiction
Type of Material:Novels and poetry
Dates Covered:1921 to 2003
Fulltext:Full text

American Drama 1714-1915

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:American Drama
Type of Material:Plays and biographies of authors
Dates Covered:1717 to 1915
Fulltext:Full text

American Poetry

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:American Poetry
Type of Material:Poetry
Dates Covered:Colonial period to early 20th century
Fulltext:Full text

Asian American Drama

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Plays written by Asian American writers.
Type of Material:Plays along with related biographical, production, and theatrical information.
Dates Covered:1891 to present
Fulltext:Full text

Black Drama

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Plays of Black Writers from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African Diaspora Countries.
Type of Material:Plays and selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
Dates Covered:1850 to present
Fulltext:Full text

Black Short Fiction and Folklore

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Stories from African, African American and the African Diaspora Writers
Type of Material:Short stories, folk tales, journals and newspapers
Dates Covered:Mid-1990's to present
Fulltext:Full text

Black Women Writers

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Works of Black Women Writers from African, America and the African Diaspora
Type of Material:Fiction, poetry, and essays
Fulltext:Full text

Brill E-Books

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Asian Studies, Biblical Studies, Biology, Classical Studies, Language and Linguistics, Material Sciences, Middle East and Islamic Studies, Theology and Philsophy, Social Sciences.
Type of Material:Electronic books
Fulltext:Full text

Canadian Poetry

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Canadian Poetry
Type of Material:Poetry and short biographies of authors
Dates Covered:17th century to early 20th century
Fulltext:Full text

Caribbean Literature

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Caribbean Literature
Type of Material:Novels, short stories, poetry, and reference works
Dates Covered:1800 to 1999
Fulltext:Full text

Early American Fiction 1789-1850

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Subject Covered:American Literature
Type of Material:Novels, short stories and author biographies
Dates Covered:1789-1850
Fulltext:Full text

Early American Fiction 1789-1875

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Subject Covered:American Literature
Type of Material:Novels, short stories and author biographies
Dates Covered:1789-1875
Fulltext:Full text

Early English Books Online

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:English Literature, History, Philosphy, Linguistics, Theology, Music, Fine Arts, Education, Mathematics and Science
Type of Material:Virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere.
Dates Covered:1473-1700
Fulltext:Full Text

Early English Prose Fiction

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:British Literature
Type of Material:Novels
Dates Covered:1500-1700
Fulltext:Full text

Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:British Literature
Type of Material:Plays, poems, and apocrypha
Fulltext:Full text

Eighteenth Century Collections Online

Variant Title:18th Century collections online
Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:History and Geography, Social Sciences, Religion and Philosophy, Fine Arts, Literature and Language, Law, Medicine, Science and Technology, General Reference.
Type of Material:Books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides
Dates Covered:Works published in the UK during the 18th century
Fulltext:Full text

Eighteenth Century Fiction

Variant Title:18th Century Fiction
Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:British Novels
Type of Material:Novels
Dates Covered:1700 to 1780
Fulltext:Full text

English Drama

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:British Drama
Type of Material:Plays
Dates Covered:Late 13th century to early 20th century
Fulltext:Full text

English Poetry

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:British Poetry
Type of Material:Poetry
Dates Covered:8th century to around 1900
Fulltext:Full text

Goethes Werke

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:German Literature, Philosophy, and Science
Type of Material:Goethe's literary and scientific works, diaries, and letters
Dates Covered:1749-1900
Fulltext:Full text

Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Poetry
Type of Material:Poems and critical essays
Dates Covered:1768 to 1842
Fulltext:Full text

Latino Literature

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Works of literature from Chicano, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Argentinean, Dominican, Central and South American authors.
Type of Material:Fiction, drama and poetry
Dates Covered:1800 to present
Fulltext:Full text

Nineteenth Century Fiction

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:British and Irish Novels
Type of Material:Novels
Dates Covered:1782 to 1903
Fulltext:Full text

North American Indian Drama

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Native American Drama
Type of Material:Plays
Dates Covered:1930's to present
Fulltext:Full Text

North American Women's Drama

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Drama and Women's Studies
Type of Material:Plays, selected playbills, photographs and other ephemera related to the plays and short biograhies of authors
Dates Covered:1770's to present
Fulltext:Full Text

Project Gutenberg

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Multidisciplinary
Type of Material:Ebook and audio books
Fulltext:Full text

Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Poetry
Type of Material:Poetry, critical reviews and bio-critical essays
Dates Covered:1791-1840
Fulltext:Full text

South and Southeast Asian Literature

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Aisan Literature
Type of Material:Fiction, short fiction, poems, interviews, and manuscript materials written in English by writers in South and Southeast Asia and their Diasporas
Dates Covered:mid-19th century to present
Fulltext:Full text

Twentieth Century Drama

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:English Drama
Type of Material:Plays
Dates Covered:1890 to present
Fulltext:Full Text

Twentieth-Century American Poetry

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Modern and Contemporary American Poetry
Type of Material:Poetry
Dates Covered:20th century
Fulltext:Full text

Wright American Fiction (1851-1875)

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:American Literature
Type of Material:Novels, novelettes, romances, short stories, tall tales, tract-like tales, allegories, and fictitious biographies and travels
Dates Covered:1851 to 1875
Fulltext:Full text

Reference

Literary Index

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Authors and Literary Works
Type of Material:Master index to the major literature products published by Gale
Fulltext:No full text

Literature Criticism Online

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Literature
Type of Material:Critical essays on authors and their works
Fulltext:Full text

Literature Resource Center

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Authors and Literary Works
Type of Material:Biographical material, articles, critical essays and reviews, poems, short stories and plays, interviews
Fulltext:Full Text

LitFinder

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Literature
Type of Material:Poems, stories, novels, essays, plays, speeches, author biographies
Fulltext:Full text

Imagesmaps

LitFinder

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Literature
Type of Material:Poems, stories, novels, essays, plays, speeches, author biographies
Fulltext:Full text

Biographies

Contemporary Authors

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Modern authors
Type of Material:Biographical and bibliographical data about contemporary writers.
Dates Covered:1960 to present
Fulltext:Full text

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Biographies of Authors
Type of Material:Lives and careers of the literary figures, along with the critical response to their works
Fulltext:Full text

Literature Resource Center

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Authors and Literary Works
Type of Material:Biographical material, articles, critical essays and reviews, poems, short stories and plays, interviews
Fulltext:Full Text

Something About the Author Online

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Authors of Books for Children and Young Adults
Type of Material:Biographical essays and information
Fulltext:Full text

Reviews

Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Literature, Theatre, Cinema, Music and Exhibitions
Type of Material:Reviews and articles
Dates Covered:1902 to 2005
Fulltext:Full text

Directories

MLA Directory of Periodicals

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Language, Linguistics, Literature, Folklore, Pedagogy, and Film
Type of Material:Detailed information on journals and book series
Fulltext:No full text

Miscellaneous

Bertolt Brechts Werke

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Works of Bertolt Brechts
Type of Material:Selected works in six volumes
Fulltext:Full text

British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:A collection of British and Irish women's diaries and correspondence
Type of Material:Diaries and letters
Dates Covered:1500 to 1900
Fulltext:Full text

Latin American Women Writers

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Literature
Type of Material:Prose, Poetry and Drama
Dates Covered:1700's - present
Fulltext:Full text

Literary Index

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Authors and Literary Works
Type of Material:Master index to the major literature products published by Gale
Fulltext:No full text

LitFinder

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Literature
Type of Material:Poems, stories, novels, essays, plays, speeches, author biographies
Fulltext:Full text

Underground and Independent Comics

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Adult comic books and graphic novels
Type of Material:Comics and graphic novels, and materials about comics (interviews, commentary, theory, and criticism)
Dates Covered:1960 - present
Fulltext:Full text

Web of Science

Access:On Campus
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Subject Covered:Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities
Type of Material:Citation data
Dates Covered:1995 to present
Fulltext:No full text