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Language and Literature

Literature Reference Websites
  • Fuente Academica Ebsco
    Fuente Academica is a unique collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American, South American and Spanish publishers. This database provides full text coverage (including PDF) for more than 200 scholarly Spanish language journals.
  • Informe Gale
    Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

Literature

  • Literature Resource Center Gale
    Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline, covering more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.
  • MLA Ebsco
    Citations to articles, books, and dissertations in language and literature, 1963 to current.
  • Play Index Ebsco
    Searches over 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present.

Reference

  • Oxford English Dictionary
    The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language, the OED is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.(Updated regularly)

Websites

  • Great Books Online
    Hundreds of complete works including inaugural addresses, poetry, prose, and reference.

Related Resources

  • Academic OneFile Gale
    Academic articles, covering the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and more - updated daily.

  • Academic Search Premier Ebsco
    Citations to journal articles across academic disciplines, 1985 - present. Over half the entries include full text articles.

  • Choice Reviews Online
    Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. More than 35,000 librarians, faculty, and key decision makers rely on Choice magazine and Choice Reviews Online for collection development and scholarly research. Choice reaches almost every undergraduate college and university library in the United States.

  • General OneFile Gale
    News and periodical articles across many disciplines and topics

  • Humanities International Complete Ebsco
    Articles from journals, books and other published sources from around the world, including unique content not found in other databases.

  • JSTOR
    Contains complete full text archives (but not current issues) of over a hundred scholarly journals in a wide range of fields -- including mathematics, literature, history and the social sciences. Dates vary but include first issues up to 2-7 years behind present.

  • Left Index Ebsco
    Articles from literature to the left with emphasis on "politically and culturally engaged scholarship both inside and outside the academy." 1982 - present.

  • OAIster OCLC
    Contains digital resources from open archive collections. Represents multidisciplinary resources from more than 1000 contributors worldwide.

  • Opposing Viewpoints
    Articles exploring different sides of an issue - great for debate topics.

  • Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory Bowker
    Authoritative source of bibliographic and publisher information on periodicals of all types worldwide. Includes descriptions and reviews - not a place to find articles. (Updated regularly)