Language and Literature
Comprehensive database of academic
journals for scholarly research that includes articles
from 8,000+ peer-reviewed journals and reference sources, the majority of which
is in full-text. Covers the disciplines of science, technology, medicine,
social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, etc. and includes Podcasts and
transcripts from National Public Radio (NPR), Cable News Network (CNN), and the
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).
Academic Search Premier
Provides full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including full text for
more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of
academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975.
African American Music Reference
Contain 50,000 pages that offers the first comprehensive coverage of blues,
jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues,
gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.
American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel
the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about
American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys.
Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns,
Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.
Content from African American Music is now a part of American Song, including
17,000 tracks from the original interface, plus 18,000 newly released tracks.
Contains approximately 1310 plays by 210
playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions,
theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected
playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
Black Short Fiction
Black Thought and Culture
Contains 1297 sources with 1100 authors,
covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans.
Black Women Writers
Book Review Index
Comprehensive reference database for
locating reviews of books, periodicals, books-on-tape and electronic media.
Books and Authors
Readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction that provides genre lists,
plot summaries, author information, award lists, book jacket images, and book
Dissertations and Theses Full-text (ProQuest)
Dissertations and Theses Full-text from ProQuest
is the full-text version of Dissertation Abstracts database,
the authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations and
master's theses. The database contains more than 2 million total entries in
which more than 600,000 are available in PDF formats for immediate free
download. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word
abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward
include 150-word abstracts.
Comprehensive periodical database of full-text articles from over 2000
scholarly, refereed, and professional journals and selected general interest
magazines covering all academic disciplines. Also provides indexing of
additional professional and general periodicals.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A selection of 24 reference e-book titles covering a variety of subject
areas including health and medicine, language and literature, history, social
studies, science, etc.
Comprehensive periodical database that merges nearly all the InfoTrac
collections into a single database. The database contains over 25 million
full-text articles on numerous subjects from over 5000 general, professional,
and scholarly periodical titles.
Humanities and Social Science Retrospective
Cites articles from periodicals in the fields of archaeology and classical
studies, art and photography, folklore, general scholarship, history, journalism
and communications, language and literature, literary and political criticism,
music and performing arts, philosophy, and religion and theology. Date coverage
Use this database to find information in African American studies, African
studies, the arts, business, education, history, language and literature,
mathematics, political science, and various other subjects.
Includes the content of
Center, Scribner Writers Series, Twayne’s Author Series, and
LitFinder. Contains literature
criticism, biographies, topic and work overviews, reviews and news, primary
sources, literary works and multimedia.
MLA Directory of Periodicals
Contains all information available on the journals and series on the
bibliography's Master List of Periodicals. This information has been gathered by
the MLA staff with the cooperation of MLA bibliographers and the editors
represented in these listings. Over 7,100 titles are included; of these, over
4,400 are currently indexed. The entries list editorial addresses, phone
numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, frequency of publication, descriptions
of the periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, subscription prices and
addresses, advertising information, and submission guidelines. The directory
also provides statistics on how many articles and book reviews the periodicals
publish each year as well as how many are submitted.
Consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language,
linguistics, and folklore. Provides access to scholarly research in
over 3,000 journals and series. Also covers relevant monographs, working papers,
proceedings, bibliographies, and other formats.
Contains all the indexing, abstracting, and full text that is contained in
the following six Wilson databases: Education Full Text, General Science
Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full
Text, and Wilson Business Full Text.
OmniFile also contains complete
indexing, abstracting, and full text from all of the journals in the five
following databases to which Wilson has full text rights:
Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Art Full Text, Biological & Agricultural
Index Plus, Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text, and Library Literature &
Information Science Full Text. Indexing and abstracting is present for all
articles from those journals without regard to whether or not Wilson has the
full text for that particular article.
ProQuest Research Library
A collection of database modules that contain full-text journal and newspaper
articles about art, business, children, education, health, humanities, law,
military, science, psychology, social science, women's interest, etc.
Scribner Writers Series
Series includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary
genres drawn from 13 acclaimed Scribner print series.