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Academic Search Premier: This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

Accessible Archives: Full text databases of primary source material of 18th and 19th century periodicals.

African-American Newspapers, 1827-1998

America: History and Life: History and culture of the United States and Canada 1955-

American Memory: provides free and open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America.

American Periodical Series: American Periodicals Series Online contains over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children’s and women’s magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals. 1740-1940

America's Historical Newspapers

British Periodicals: British Periodicals traces the development and growth of the periodical press in Britain from its origins in the seventeenth century through to the Victorian 'age of periodicals' and beyond. On completion this unique digital archive will consist of more than 460 periodical runs published from the 1680s to the 1930s, comprising six million keyword-searchable pages and forming an unrivalled record of more than two centuries of British history and culture. 1680 - 1930

Dictionary of Literary Biography: The Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete provides information on more than 12,000 authors from many time periods and from all parts of the world. This resource provides access to all volumes of the Dictionary of Literary Biography series (more than 360 vols.), the Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series (19 vols.) and the Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook (23 vols.), totaling more than 400 volumes and 185,000 pages.

Early English Books Online (EEBO): Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online: Use Eighteenth Century Collections Online to access the digital images of every page of books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching of millions of pages, the product allows researchers new methods of access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more

Hispanic-American Newspapers, 1808-1980

Jackson Bibliography of Romantic Poetry: This bibliography is a work in progress that aims eventually to provide descriptions of all the volumes of verse in English that were published from 1770 to 1835.

JSTOR: Thirteen collections from JSTOR, a full-text scholarly journal service encompassing a variety of disciplines.

Making of America: a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.

Middle English Compendium: three major Middle English electronic resources: Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse

Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography: Literature, languages, linguistics, folklore, drama and film 1963-

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Biographies of people from around the world who are connected to and shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2002.

Oxford English Dictionary

Project Muse: Recent issues of scholarly journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press and other university presses

Times Digital Archive: is a full-image online archive of every page published by the Times of London from 1785-2006. Users can search news articles, obituaries, advertising and classifieds in the best-known and most cited newspaper in the world. Access to this resource allows one to virtually explore a chronicle of two centuries worth of history.

Times of India: The Times of India is the world’s largest circulation English daily newspaper. Founded in 1838 to serve the British residents of West India, The Times of India now circulates more than 4 million copies, covering almost 8 million readers. Originally this paper was British owned, but since Independence, has been owned by The Times of India Group. It's particularly valuable for its coverage of key historical events in India. 1838 - 2001

TLS Historical Archive, 1902 - 2009: Since 1902, the Times Literary Supplement has scrutinized, applauded and dissected the work of leading writers and thinkers. It has continued into the new century as the only literary weekly – in fact the only journal – to offer comprehensive coverage of the latest and most important publications, in every subject, in several languages – as well as reviewing current theatre, cinema, music, and exhibitions

UXL Graphic Novelists: Graphic novels -- novels merging pictures and rich language to create a unique experience of literature and art -- are enjoying a renewed popularity. U*X*L's Graphic Novelists introduces researchers to the authors and illustrators behind these works, taking care to define and explore the distinction between comic books and graphic novels.

Women Writers Online: The Northeastern University Women Writers Project is a long-term research project devoted to early modern women's writing and electronic text encoding. Our goal is to bring texts by pre-Victorian women writers out of the archive and make them accessible to a wide audience of teachers, students, scholars, and the general reader. We support research on women's writing, text encoding, and the role of electronic texts in teaching and scholarship.

WorldCat: Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide

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