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Databases contain information about articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers. Below are some databases that concentrate on literature and the humanities. When searching them and combining terms, you should use the word AND.
MLA International Bibliography (EBSCOhost)
Bibliography of books and articles on modern languages and literatures, linguistics, folklore, film, and other related topics. 1926 - present.
Literature Resource Center
Biographies, bibliographies and critical analyses of writers from every age and literary discipline; designed for undergraduate and high school students.
Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL)
Lists of monographs, periodical articles, literary works, book reviews, collections of essays, and dissertations.
1892 - present.
Humanities Full Text
Publications covering the humanities. Includes scholarly journals and specialized magazines.
1980 - present.
Author & Subject Journals
These databases have news articles, books, documents, photographs, and more published in the 19th century.
Eight Centuries (Nineteenth Century Masterfile)
Citations to articles, books, and government documents published in the nineteenth century.
1802 - 1906.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Books, monographs, newspapers, photographs and more, published during the nineteenth century. Includes Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange; British Politics and Society; British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture; and European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection.
Making of America (University of Michigan)
Primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction; includes books, journals, and volumes focusing on New York City.
Database Searching Tips
Use AND, OR, NOT to combine terms
poland and music
Use truncation to find multiple word endings
map* [finds map, maps, mapping]
Use quotation marks to search for phrases
Locating Full Text
If you don't see the full text of an article in the database you are searching, use these steps to find a copy of the article:
1. Choose to check for full text in other library databases.
2. Search the Catalog to identify the call number and location (usually second floor) of the journal.
3. Request a copy of the article through Interlibrary Loan.