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General Databases

Databases covering a wide variety of English language and literature subjects.

  • MLA International Bibliography  
      
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    The standard source for information on articles about English, literature, and literary criticism. WARNING: most articles are not full-text.
  • JSTOR  
      
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    An excellent source for articles on literature and literary criticism, among other fields. A good place to find articles older than 1980.
  • Project Muse  
      
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    A selective database including some of the most prestigious journals in the area of literary criticism, among others.
  • Literary Reference Center  
      
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    An excellent resource for background information on authors and their works.
  • Literature Online  
      
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    Also known as LION; a good source for literary criticism and the full texts of some poems, plays, and prose.
  • Oxford English Dictionary  
      
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    Also known as the OED; the most comprehensive dictionary and word history resource for the English language.

Early English and Medieval Databases

Databases specialized in pre-1800 English resources.

Prose and Poetry Resources

  • American Poetry  
      
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    Poems by American poets from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries with criticism and biographical information. Part of Literature Online (LION).
  • African American Poetry  
      
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    Poems by African American poets 1800-present. Part of Literature Online.
  • NoveList  
      
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    Searchable subject terms, reviews, and notes for over 135,000 fiction titles.
  • Short Story Index (H.W. Wilson)  
      
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    Detailed indexing for over 100,000 short stories, with full text for thousands of them.

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