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Indexes and abstracts over 2000 titles in the humanities from articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations.
Coverage dates: 1925 - Current.
Cross-disciplinary, scholarly electronic journal collection containing the full text of back issues of journals in many different subject areas. Also includes thousands of eBooks. Especially strong in Arts and Sciences.
Coverage dates: Varies.
MLA International Bibliography is a bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations produced by the Modern Language Association. This electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1926 and contains over 1.5 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers.
Coverage dates: 1926 - Current.

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High quality academic films from BroadwayHD, Milestone Films, and Sony Pictures Classics. More than 30 subcollections including Dance, Drama, History, Music, and Theatre.
Coverage dates: 1900s to present.
Consists of nearly 3,000 texts of French literature, ranging from classic works to non-fiction. The 18th to the 20th are represented, with a selection of 17th century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts. The corpus is updated as new high-quality digital texts become available.
Coverage dates: 17th-20th centuries.
An index to the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It covers 1,160 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals. It also indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals.
Coverage dates: 1981 - Current.
The largest online collection of 18th- and 19th-century newspapers from the Caribbean. Covers Caribbean and Atlantic history, cultures, and daily life. It features more than 140 newspapers. Most of these newspapers were published in the English, but a number are in Spanish, French, and Danish. Countries represented: Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Guadaloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nevis, Puerto Rico, St. Bartholomew, St. Christopher, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Tobago, Trinidad, and the Virgin Islands. Bermuda, an island not technically part of the Caribbean, but situated on shipping routes between Europe and this region, is included.
Coverage dates: 1718-1876.
Collection of 12 English-language Chinese historical newspapers for a 120 year period.
Coverage dates: 1832 - 1953.
Provides biographical information, critical sources for further research and bibliographical details on over 120,000 modern U.S. and international authors.
Coverage dates: 1900 - Current.
Provides more than 11,000 critical essays on contemporary authors, with biographical information, principal works, and critical sources for further research.
Coverage dates: 1997 - Current.
The essays of the Dictionary of Literary Biography outline the lives and careers of nearly 10,000 authors from all eras and genres and summarize the critical response to their work.
The collected series of Early European Books brings online 200 years of remarkable insights into pre-18th century Europe.
Coverage dates: 1450 - 1700.
The Dictionary of the 16th century by Edmond Huguet constitutes the essential reference for Renaissance language. The dictionary offers almost all words of the Renaissance language. Huguet linked his work to Godefroy’s Dictionary of Old French Language and All Its Dialects and explored 15th and 17th century words to provide his lexicon with a historical perspective. This dictionary was also for spelling and translation, providing the orthographical forms used by a word throughout the ages.
Coverage dates: 15th to 17th century.
Provided by the U.S. Department of Education. Contains articles and reports regarding all aspects of education.
Coverage dates: 1966 - Current.
Locate essays and book chapters contained in collections of essays and other miscellaneous books published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. Focuses on the humanities and social sciences.
Coverage dates: 1983 - present.
This interface allows you to search all of Gale literary resources, including Contemporary Authors, Literature Criticism Online, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and Dictionary of Literary Biography. Material includes critical essays and articles, biographical information, and critical sources for further research. You can also search a particular publication or electronic resource.
Coverage dates: Varies.
This database has full text French and Francophone literature from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, including French-language literature of Black Africa, from origins to independence, and French-language literature of the Indian Ocean, from origins to independence. It has more than 14,000 texts by nearly 300 authors.
Coverage dates: Middle Ages to 20th century.
Peer-reviewed journal articles covering the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada).
Coverage dates: 1955 - Current.
Humanities Full Text includes many important academic journals in the humanities with the full text of articles from over 300 periodicals dating back to 1995, and indexing for almost 700 journals, 470 of them peer-reviewed, dating back to 1984. The database also includes original works of fiction, drama, and poetry.
Coverage dates: 1984 - present.
An international bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world. It covers their history, beliefs, societies, cultures, languages and literature. The file contains indexing for over 3,400 titles with coverage dating back to 1906.
Coverage dates: 1906 to present.
Contains works of literary criticism written by 19th Century French authors.
Coverage dates: Varies.
Literature Criticism Online includes six Thompson-Gale series: Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400-1800, and Short Story Criticism. Volumes before 2007 are included, however, some early texts are not available online. These texts can be obtained in print from offsite storage.
Coverage dates: 1400-Current.
Includes information on literary figures from all time periods, covering more than 111,250 novelists, poets, essayists, and journalists. Some of the types of information included are criticism, biographies, bibliographies, work overviews, Web sites, periodical articles, full-text author's works, and reading lists. Users can search by author and work.
Coverage dates: Varies.
Mango is an online language learning system. Native English speakers can learn foreign languages including French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Pashto and Urdu. Mango also has 15 ESL language courses for non-native English speakers, including Spanish, French, Polish, Russian, Cantonese, and Mandarin. It also includes movies.
Coverage dates: Current.
Provides information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the database. Entries include the following information: editorial addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, publication frequency, periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, submission guidelines, statistics on how many articles and book reviews the periodicals publish each year, and how many are submitted.
Provides full-text to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers. Every journal is peer-reviewed.
Coverage dates: Varies.
The largest and most comprehensive resource on Modernism.
Coverage dates: 1890-1945.
Scribner Writers contains the full text for more than 1600 critical essays on the lives and works of important authors from around the world. Entries include hyperlinks for cross-referencing, citation, and biographical information.
Coverage dates: Varies.
Consists of EIO Italian Studies, comprising of 902 e-books and 68 e-journals, and CSIC E-journals, comprising 37 e-Journals. Full text articles and ebooks available in Italian, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
Coverage dates: Varies.
Twayne's Authors Series contains the full text literary criticism about the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements, and the development of literary genres. Content is from nearly 600 books from the following three print series � United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors
Coverage dates: Varies.

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