Databases: English

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Theatre in Video
Contains over 400 plays & over 100 documentaries available online in streaming video, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors & directors.
Project MUSE
Includes the full text of over 320 scholarly journals in the Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences fields.
Gale Virtual Reference Library

Full text biographies, literary criticism, authors, writers, musicians, famous people (American and world)

Dictionary of Literary Biography (Gale)

Dictionary of Literary Biography contains biographical and critical essays on the lives, works and careers of the world's most influential literary figures, over 16,000 articles.

Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database - CLCD

The CLCD Enterprise PreK-12 database is the premier academic resource for courses needing to locate Children’s and Young Adult books and other media.  The content includes millions of fiction/non-fiction titles, thousands of awards and quality reviews including author/title links, lesson plans and teaching guides.  The search engine offers multiple options including 50 search filters to find materials for determining interest & reading levels; selecting trade books based on standards; creating thematic, annotated biographies; interpreting reviews; developing classroom collecti

Gale Literature: LitFinder

Access literary works and authors throughout history, including full-text poems, plays, short stories, speeches, and more.

Gale Literature Resource Center

Literature 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.

Oxford Academic - Oxford University Press Journals and Ebooks

Oxford journals (about 240) and ebooks purchased from Oxford. This does NOT include the Oxford English Dictionary which is on its own platform.

Oxford English Dictionary Online
Most comprehensive dictionary of the English language. Meaning, history & pronunciation of 600,000 English words, past & present. Updated quarterly. Fall 2023 Note: Notes: Oxford upgraded OED in July 2023, causing unplanned access issues. Off-campus users may be told mid-session that they don't have access and have to start a new session. Oxford is working on the problem.
Medieval and Classical Literature Library
Collection of the most important literary works of Classical & Medieval civilization. Search or browse by title, author, genre & language.
MLA Directory of Periodicals
Provides detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography.
MLA International Bibliography - EBSCOhost
Bibliography of journal articles, books & dissertations. Contains over 2.2 million citations from over 4,400 journals/series & 1,000 book publishers.
JSTOR Comprehensive Collection

Provides access to archival issues of over 4,500 scholarly journals across most academic disciplines. Includes primary source materials.

The collections are the following: Arts & Sciences I to XV, Business IV, Hebrew Journals, Ireland, Life Sciences, Lives of Literature, Public Health, Security Studies, Sustainability, Global Plants, Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa, World Heritage Sites: Africa, and 19th Century British Pamphlets.

Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Bibliographic database comprised of over 1.1 million citations of secondary source material pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700).
Ingenta
Contains citations to research articles from over 13,500 scholarly & popular journals. Coverage includes the humanities, social sciences & science.
Historical Abstracts (European and World history)
Indexes key historical journals, as well as a targeted selection of journals in the social sciences and humanities.
Gale Literary Index

A master index to every literary series published by The Gale Group. The Library has some of these in Gale Virtual Reference Library online and some in print.

Early Canadiana Online
A searchable full text collection of 3,000+ books & pamphlets documenting Canadian history from the first European contact to the late 19th century.
Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 8,500 periodicals, including full text for over 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
Chaucer Bibliography Online
Provides citations to research literature on English writer Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-c.1400) from scholarly journals, books, and other sources.
CBCA Complete (Proquest)
Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete; despite its name, it encompasses all subject areas, with Canadian focus.
Canadian Poetry Audio Archive
A bilingual poetry audio archive featuring a sampling of contemporary recordings of Canada's most acclaimed poets and transcripts of Canadian poetry.
Blackwell Synergy -- See Wiley Online
Wiley Online is a multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.