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Books and Authors
Offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorites lists, Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature together. Through the use of expertly written and arranged content and a dynamic, cutting edge user interface, Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.
Resource Center (LRC) - Gale Updated Monthly
Provides direct access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline in a single Internet-searchable database. Includes more than 38,000 full text critical analyses, 122,000 biographies of novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors. In addition to biographical, bibliographical and contextual information from the Contemporary Authors® and Dictionary of Literary Biography databases, the LRC provides full-text criticism from the Contemporary Literary Criticism Select database. Search Guide
International Bibliography (Ebsco)
- Modern Language Assn. 1963-
Indexes 4,400 journals and series plus books from 1,000 publishers covering language, literature, and folklore. Includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals which contains information for more than 7,000 language, literature, and folklore journals and series providing addresses, advertising rates, and information about submissions for publication. Search Guide | Video Tutorial
Literature Criticism Online
(LCO) - Cengage / Gale Multiple
The database includes the multi-volume content of three series: Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism: Provides critical opinion on early literature excerpting criticism on the works of philosophers, poets and playwrights, political leaders, scientists and writers from other genres. Shakespeare Criticism: a comprehensive survey of the Bard includes general and specific critical interpretations from the 17th century to the present. Short Story Criticism: The most-studied short story writers of yesterday and today are profiled in volumes that deliver a historical survey of the critical response to their work. Search Guide
Reference Center - Ebsco Current File
A comprehensive literary reference database providinga broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. LRC is a completely full-text database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works. Search Guide | Video Tutorial
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts - ProQuest 1973-
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. In addition to abstracts of journal articles, books, book chapters, and dissertations, citations to book reviews are drawn from over 1,500 serials publications. Search Guide
Resources from Gale - Cengage/ Gale Updated Monthly
Allows simultaneous searching of several literature databases in a single interface designed specifically for Literature research. Covers
literature criticism, biographies, work and topic overviews, reviews, and full text of many literary works-all searchable at the same time and returned in lists organized according to the type of research needs they serve.
1995 - Updated Monthly
Access to 223 full-text journals from university press publishers covering multiple topics in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences. List of Journal Titles. WWW Search Guide ---Browse Guide Video Tutorials: Search Books and Journals--- Browse Books and Journals .
International Index - EBSCO
A comprehensive database covering journals, books and other important reference sources in the humanities. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), Humanities International Index provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting for over 1,700 journals and contains more than 1.6 million records. It includes all data from American Humanities Index plus bibliographic records from a multitude of international journals, books and reference works. This database provides citations and abstracts for articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations. Search Guide | Video Tutorial
Literary Criticism - Gale Research, Inc.
May 1999 Updated Monthly
Contemporary Literary Criticism--Select (CLC--Select) is an extensive collection of critical essays on contemporary authors. Each CLC--Select entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, listing of principal works, and sources for further study. WWW Search Guide
Contemporary Authors - This database is no longer available as a standalone system. Contemporary Authors is included in Biography Resource Center. You can limit your search to Contemporary Authors by doing an Advanced Search in Biography Resource Center; Enter the author's name on the first line; Type Contemporary Authors on the second line and select "source" from the drop-down menu. Click Search at the bottom of the screen. Contemporary Authors provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on approximately 112,000 U.S. and International authors.
Literature Index Online- Indiana University
1976-2001 Closed File
Indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television. The periodicals range from the scholarly to the popular. More than 2,000 subject headings provide detailed analysis of the articles. The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded Indiana University a grant in 2002 to convert the print version of the Film Literature Index (FLI) to electronic form. The FLI Online contains approximately 700,000 citations to articles, film reviews and book reviews published between 1976-2001.
Biography in Context
- Gale Current File
Combines nearly 80 of the most frequently consulted biographical sources with more than 250 full-text periodicals to provide in-depth, full-text information. This reference database integrates more than one million thumbnail biographies from the Complete Marquis Who's Who®, the Encyclopedia of World Biography, Scribner's Encyclopedia of American Lives, Who's Who Among African Americans, Dictionary of American Biography, and many more sources. Search Guide
A full-text collection in PDF format of retrospective issues from 162 scholarly journals of prime importance in their fields. Subject coverage includes African-American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Ecology and Botany, Economics, Education, Finance, General Science, History, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population / Demography, Sociology, and Statistics. Dates of coverage: Varies depending on journal title; most have a moving wall that excludes the most recent 2-5 years of coverage. Search Guide . Includes Early Journal Content published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere - nearly 500,000 articles from 218 journals.
of Open Access Journals - Lund
University Libraries, Sweden
This service covers 1642 free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals covering all subjects and languages. Currently 413 journals are searchable at article level. More than 75,000 articles are included in the DOAJ service. Subject areas covered include: Agriculture and Food Sciences, Arts and Architecture, Biology and Life Sciences, Business and Economics, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, General Works, Health Sciences, History and Archaeology, Languages and Literatures, Law and Political Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Philosophy and Religion, Physics and Astronomy, Science General, Social Sciences, and Technology and Engineering.
Literary Index - Gale Reference, Inc.
Current Updated Monthly
A master index to the printed editions of Gale's 43 literary series. It combines and cross references more than 130,000 author names including pseudonyms and variant names and more than 140,000 titles into one source. The Gale series contain complete biographies on authors and critical essays on their writings. WWW.
Literary Criticism Collection
The IPL Online Literary Criticism Collection contains 1576 critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by literary period. The collection is not inclusive of all the work on the web, nor does it plan to be. WWW.
Literature Comprehensive Database - Childrenslit.com
Current File Updated Regularly
CLCD is an acquisition, research, and reference database that provides more than 200,000 reviews of children's books--all full text searchable from 33 review sources. The CLCD also includes Teaching Tools - lesson plans and teaching guides plus entries for more than 339,000 awards, prizes, best book lists and reading lists entries. The database also provides access to over 30,000 book jacket images as well as information provided by various Reading Measurement Programs such as Accelerated Reader, Degrees of Reading Power, Lexile, and Reading Counts. Also included are links to more than 60,000 web pages featuring individual authors or illustrators.
OneFile - Gale
Contains more than 3,000 full text journals, including peer-reviewed journals and reference sources with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Search Guide
OneFile - Gale
Provides desktop access to more than 6,000 full text periodical titles including 121 wire services; full indexing of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and The Christian Science Monitor newspapers; and a total of more than 10,000 periodical titles with 25 years of backfile coverage from 1980 to present. The database uses the same search engine as our other InfoTrac databases. Content includes more than 508 million records from periodical and news content and indexing from a variety of mainstream and specialized sources including refereed academic journals. WWW Search Guide
Academic ASAP - Gale
Access to 3,500+ journals and magazines including more than 2,100 in full text. WWW. Search Guide
Provides easy access to the locations of printed plays in collections, anthologies and periodicals. Most of the plays cited are not indexed in the standard printed play indexes such as Ottemiller's Index to Plays in Collections or H. W. Wilson's Play Index. For plays by the most familiar authors (e.g. Shakespeare), you should also consult Ely library's catalog. Approximately 16,130 locations are currently cited to plays in many languages. Separately-published plays are not included as these may also be located through local library catalogs. Inter-Play is updated frequently in order to include recent publications. All citations for the location(s) of each play are searchable by author and/or title. Full source information is provided to lead the user to the location of the desired play. WWW