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Literary Reference Center

Author biographies, plot summaries & work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books & monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines & journals, book reviews from the most prestigious publications, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and much more.  In addition, Literary Reference Center includes Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of Childr

Literature Resource Center (Gale)

Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements.  Includes Dictionary of Literary Biography  Contemporary Authors  Contemporary Literary Criticism and related series.

MLA International

The MLA International Bibliography provides a subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. It is compiled by the staff of the MLA Office of Bibliographic Information Services with the cooperation of more than 100 contributing bibliographers in the United States and abroad. The MLA International Bibliography annually indexes over 66,000 books and articles.

U.S. Congressional Serial Set

Fulltext access to the Serial Set which began publication with the 15th Congress, 1st Session (1817). This collection also includes documents published 1789-1817, known as the American State Papers. The United States Congressional Serial Set contains the House and Senate Documents and the House and Senate Reports. The reports are usually from congressional committees dealing with proposed legislation and issues under investigation. The documents include all other papers ordered printed by the House or Senate.


Journal articles and book chapters published by Elsevier from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books.  Covers physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Full-text, fully searchable content from a wide range of primary sources. Includes monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics and more.  Archives published in the program include works in Western as well as non-Western languages and are sourced from rare collections at libraries and other venerable institutions from around the globe. Each individual archive within Nineteenth Century Collections Online presents the raw materials scholars require for their research needs.

OECD Economic Surveys

OECD’s periodic reviews of member and non-member economies.  Member country reviews are generally done on an 18 month cycle,while non-member reviews are done as agreed with the subject country.  In addition to individual countries, there is a European Union survey.  A minimum of 18 surveys are done each year. Each issue provides a comprehensive analysis of developments in the subject country, along with individual chapters covering key economic challenges being faced and recommendations for dealing with the challenges.

Oxford Art Online

Online access to Grove Art Online, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, as well as many specially commissioned articles and bibliographies available exclusively online.

Philosopher's Index

Contains research published since 1940 and includes over 1,400 journals from more than 85 countries with content representing a variety of languages. The database covers all fields of philosophy, namely: aesthetics, axiology, philosophy of education, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of history, philosophy of language, logic, metaphysics, philosophical anthropology, meta-philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of science, social philosophy, and the philosophy of religion.  As well as journal articles, books and contributions to anthologies are included.

Political Science Complete

Contains full-text for more than 550 journals, along with indexing and abstracting for over 2,900, including top-ranked scholarly journals, many of which are unique to this database.  Political Science Complete also provides over 340 full-text reference books and monographs, and over 38,000 full-text conference papers, including  those of the International Political Science Association.


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