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Academic Search CompleteOffers a multidisciplinary collection of full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. This database is a leading source of peer-reviewed, full-text articles.
ARTstorARTstor is a non-profit initiative, founded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. ARTstor consists of a repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images and related data and tools to actively use those images. Includes over 7500 images from Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Communication & Mass Media CompleteCommunication & Mass Media Complete offers full text and cover-to-cover indexing for journals covering communication, mass media, linguistics, rhetoric, language, logic, and other closely related fields.
JSTORJSTOR has opened most of its journal collections and thematic and primary source collections through December 2020.
Literary Reference CenterLRC combines information from reference works, books, literary journals and original content from EBSCO Publishing. It contains full text for plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, articles/essays of literary criticisms, author biographies, literary journals, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, classic and contemporary short stories, author interviews, classic texts and much more.
Literature Resource Center / GALELiterature Resource Center offers up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods, and from around the world.
MLA International BibliographyMLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the bibliography contains citations from journals and book publishers. Coverage is international and includes titles from JSTOR’s Language and Literature Collection as well as links to full text.
Oxford Reference Online: PremiumOxford Reference offers full text access to numerous dictionaries and encyclopedias by Oxford University Press as well as selected titles from the Oxford Companion series.
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Accessible Archives CompleteProvides vast quantities of archived historical information, previously furnished only in microformat, hard copy form or as images only. Primary source material has been selected to reflect a broad view of the times.
America's Historical and Current NewspapersSearch hundreds of U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922 and current newspapers. America's Historical Newspapers contains articles covering government, politics, social issues, culture, discoveries, inventions and more from primary sources.
New York Times (1980 to the present)This is considered the official U.S. newspaper because it publishes the complete text of important documents, speeches and presidential press conferences. The paper's reporters have won scores of Pulitzer Prizes throughout the publication's 150-year history.
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral HistoriesThis database documents the personal experience of immigrants to Canada and the United States over more than two centuries. In addition to letters, diaries and oral histories, there are a limited number of other sources, including immigration guides and cartoons. Indexing that allows users to search by place of birth, place of entry, occupation and gender.
North American Women's Letters and DiariesProvides full-text access to the personal writings of American women from all classes and walks of life from colonial times to 1950. The collection includes published letters and diaries, journal articles, pamphlets, newsletters, monographs and conference proceedings. It also contains biographical information on authors when available.
Women and Social Movements, International - 1840 to PresentThrough the writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries and the proceedings of conferences at which pivotal decisions were made, this collection shows how women’s social movements shaped much of the events and attitudes that have defined modern life.
What's New in the Library: E-books for American Studies