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StarBest Bet Databases in Languages & Literatures

MLA International Bibliography Star
An index to journal articles and other scholarly literature on literature, literary theory and criticism, linguistics, folklore, and (since 1996) film, 1920ís -
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Literature Criticism Online Star
Biographies and substantial excerpts from critical responses over time, on the works of a huge number of authors from classical time to the present.
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Project Muse Star
Scholarly journals and books in the humanities and social sciences published by university presses; searchable by journal issue, author, and keyword, 1996-present.
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JSTOR Star
Core scholarly journals from a range of disciplines, dating from the earliest issue of each journal to a few years before present.
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Additional Databases in Languages & Literatures

Academic Search Premier
A good starting point: articles from key journals in many scholarly disciplines, with some trade journals and magazines, 1975-present.
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Arts and Humanities Citation Index
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Provides a search by cited reference, topic, author, and more for articles in almost all important English-language arts and humanities journals, 1975-present.
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Book Citation Indexes
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Provides cited references in 40,000+ science, social sciences and humanities books published since 2005.
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HathiTrust
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Academic library partnership providing searching and downloading of public-domain books and specialized services for text mining projects.
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Humanities International Complete
Journal articles in archaeology, classics, cultural studies, arts, philosophy, history, linguistics, and literature, plus literary magazines, 1975-present.
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Index Translationum
A project of the United Nations that traces books published in translation worldwide from 2001 to present. Print version at Z6514.T7 I4 covers 1934-1986.
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Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts - LLBA
Indexes the scholarly literature of linguistics and related fields from 1994 to present.
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Literature Online
About 350,000 literary works in English: British and American poetry, drama and prose, plus some journals and literature reference sources.
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Literature Resource Center
A large collection of literature reference material, including criticism and author biographies.
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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
United Kingdom's national biographical dictionary, containing 50,000 biographies from earliest times to the present.
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Oxford English Dictionary
Online version of the irreplaceable OED, for word definitions, usage, and etymologies.
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Sage Journals
More than 645 journals in business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine, 1999-present.
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Zassaku Plus
Requires Japanese language and input/display capability.
Index to Japanese periodical articles 1868 to present.
Language: Japanese
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