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LexisNexis Academic

More than 17,000 of the most credible business, legal, and news sources.  Includes law reviews & journals, Supreme Court decisions, cases & statutes, and the full text of thousands of newspapers, company profiles & other business sources.
  Will be retired at the end of 12/2017 and replaced with NexisUni.

Film & Television Literature Index

This comprehensive bibliographic database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for hundreds of publications related to film and television literature.  This database includes extensive content for all applicable areas of film and television research. This database has been designed for use by a broad audience that includes film scholars, college students and general viewers. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects and reviews.


Full text of the complete back files of important scholarly journals, generally from the first volume through issues published prior to the most recent three years.

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.

Project Muse

Humanities and social science journals.  Complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating. Over 250,000 articles from over 550 journals.

World Shakespeare Bibliography

The World Shakespeare Bibliography Online is a searchable electronic database consisting of the most comprehensive record of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide between 1960 and 2013. Containing over 132,640 annotated entries, this collected information is an essential tool for anyone engaged in research on Shakespeare or early modern England.


All material cataloged by OCLC member libraries including: books, manuscripts, websites & internet resources, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films & slides, newspapers, journals, magazines, sound recordings, articles, chapters, papers, videotapes.  Over 179 million records representing materials from 1000 BCE to the present, many with online links to the fulltext.  Updated daily.


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