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Subject Specific Databases
Cambridge Collections Online full text, 1990s - present
Searchable, online version of all the Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics. Lets you search for individual chapters of 173 books. Includes essays on theater and drama.
JSTOR Full-text, 1800s to 2005
Articles from a range of subject areas, including language and literature, philosophy, African American studies, and classical studies.
MLA (Modern Language Association) citation only, 1926 to present
The primary database for literature, from the Modern Language Association.
MLA has switched interfaces and is now available through EBSCO. It is the same database with a different search screen.
North American Women's Drama full text
full-text of 1517 plays
Theatre in Video video, 1930s - present
A streaming video collection of recordings of over 250 plays
Arts & Humanities Citation Index citation only, 1989 - present
Citations for 1,160 journals in literature, arts, theatre, history, and other humanities. Part of Web of Knowledge.
Gale Literary Index Full-text
Online guide to the print guides, which include literary criticism of poetry, short stories and other literature. The online index tells you which volumes contain reviews and critiques of an author’s work.
LexisNexis full text, 1980s - present
Lexis Nexis provides full-text documents from over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Some of this information includes:
- National and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources.
- U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information.
- Shepard’s® Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789
- Business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news.
OMNISelect Full-text, 1980s - present
Contains all the same journals as Wilson Select Plus, but with a different search interface. 2,700 journals from many fields, including: business, education, social sciences, science.
Oxford English Dictionary Full-text
“The definitive record of the English language.” Includes word origins and histories.