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[Chadwyck-Healey] Collection of full-text, 20th century American poems searchable by keyword, first line, author, genre, etc.
[Chadwyck-Healey] Collection of full-text, 20th century English poems searchable by keyword, first line, author, genre, etc.
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[GaleGroup] Includes many mainstream and specialized sources to support research across virtually all academic disciplines. Includes many peer-reviewed, full-text articles in HTML or PDF format. Also includes text from the New York Times newspaper back to 1995.
[EBSCO] Contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those 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. Academ
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[EBSCO] H.W. Wilson Co.'s index to over 2 million book review citations and over 270,000 full text reviews from over 1400 American, British and Canadian periodicals available in EBSCO databases. Coverage spans 1983 to present.
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[ProQuest] EBL's ebook collection covers a wide range of subjects from select publishers. This database is available to students, faculty and staff at the Alamo Colleges. Users must logon through their college library's web site with their ACES user name and Banner ID number. Limited printing and copying is permitted. Ebook titles may be borrowed and downloaded. For more information see the SAC Library's LibGuide on the EBL Ebook Collection. 
[EBSCO] Formerly called NetLibrary and distributed by OCLC. A collection of e-book editions of printed books on far ranging subjects. Access is provided by TexShare.
[EBSCO] H.W. Wilson's unique reference database which cites essays contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in books in the United States, Great Britain and Canada. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences. Approximately 300 single and multi-authored volumes are indexed annually, plus more than 20 selected annuals and serial publications. Includes citations for nearly 86,000 essays found in over 7,000 printed anthologies and collections. Coverage dating as far back as 1985. This is not a full text database.
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[GaleGroup] Full text eBook editions of 27 reference works published by Gale Research, Charles Scribner's Sons, MacMillan Reference, and their divisions. For holdings, please use the Author Search for Gale Virtual Reference in the library catalog.
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[EBSCO] H.W. Wilson's Humanities Full Text provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and much more. The database encompasses all fields of the humanities, covering topics including art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion and much, much more. Indexes over 700 journals with coverage back to 1910. Full text articles from over 330 journals with coverage back to 1985.
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[JSTOR] A searchable, printable, electronic backfile of important scholarly journals delivering in high quality images of journal articles in PDF format. Coverage usually stops from 2 to 5 years prior to the current year depending on the "moving wall" agreed to by each journal's publisher. Subjects included in SAC's subscription: African American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, History, Language & Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology, & Statistics. Some journals are indexed in America:History and Life with links to the full-text article in JSTOR.
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[GaleGroup] This is an index to the printed volumes in Gale's series on authors and their works. The series include Contemporary Literary Criticism, Short Story Criticism, the Dictionary of Literary Biography, etc. Not full-text. Most users should begin their search with the Literature Resource Center which is also published by Gale. WARNING! Use Internet Explorer if you wish to print from this database. Netscape Navigator 6.2 prints many blank pages.
[EBSCO] A comprehensive, full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. Includes author biographies, plot summaries & work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books & monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines & journals, book reviews from the most prestigious publications, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and more. Reference works in full text include: Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Beacham's Research Guide to Biography and Criticism (six volumes), The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature, The Columbia Companion to the 20th Century American Short Story and all of Magill On Literature Plus.
[GaleGroup] The 10 individual Thomson Gale series that comprise Literature Criticism Online represent a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. The 10 series included are: Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Shakespeare Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400-1800, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Drama Criticism, and Children’s Literature Review. Users may browse the database by author or by title, or, may search by author, title, or a variety of criteria.
[GaleGroup] Provides online access to bibliographies and to full-text biographies and critical analyses of over 90,000 authors from every age and literary discipline. Searchable by author, title, literary genre, literary movement, or literary theme. Includes Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Twaynes Authors Series, Scribners Writers Series and other scholarly reference sources and journals.
[GaleGroup] Searchable database of the full text (in English) of poems, plays, short stories, essays, and speeches not limited by time period or nationality. For entries that do not include full text, the database provides indexing and bibliographic information from published literary anthologies. Brief explications are included for well known works. A glossary of literary terms is also included.
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[EBSCO] Provides brief summaries of literary works, critical essays and reviews, literary characters, and biographies of authors. Includes the complete Magill's Masterplots and Masterplots II series plus: Magill's Literary Annuals, The Cyclopedia of Literary Characters, Magill Book Reviews, and The Cyclopedia of World Authors and Magill's Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature. Full-text keyword searches may be limited by: title, author, genre, locale, and character.

[EBSCO] Covers from 1926 to present and includes over 1,200,000 bibliographic citations for scholarly, critical materials on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Indexes over 3500 internationally published journals, books, etc. The full text of many articles is available in EBSCO's databases and through links to full text in the JSTOR and Project MUSE collections.
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[OCLC] Purchased by EBSCO from OCLC and converted to the EBSCOhost platform in 2011. See: eBooks from EBSCOhost
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[Oxford UP] Contains the text of the Second Edition together with the Additions Series. Also available is the New (Third) Edition which is currently in production.
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[EBSCO] H.W. Wilson's Play Index indexes with complete bibliographic citations plays published separately and in collections from 1949 to present, whether they are classic, historic, or contemporary. The plays may also be published in new editions and translations. Entries include descriptive annotations to summarize the plot and indicate musical requirements. Coverage includes one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, classic drama and monologues from playwrights such as Shakespeare, Aeschylus and Euripides, Moliere and more.
[Johns Hopkins Univ. Press] Full text of articles from over 200 scholarly journals published by over 20 not-for-profit, scholarly presses in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Search across the entire database or limit a search to selected journals. Provides current issues for some titles in JSTOR.
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[Salem Press] Includes the full text of Salem Press popular Critical Survey of Long Fiction. Salem Literature is easy to use by browsing by the title of a literary work.
[EBSCO] Provides up to date bibliographic and subscription information on over 182,500 periodicals and newspapers published in the U.S. and overseas.
[EBSCO] H.W. Wilson's Short Story Index provides detailed indexing of more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,200 collections and anthologies by author, title, subject, keyword, date, literary technique and source, or by any combination of terms. Subject indexing includes theme, locale, narrative technique or device. Coverage begins in 1984 and continues to present day. N.B.: Not a full text database.
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[OCLC] Search for periodicals by location to find magazines and journals in libraries close to your area. Includes more than 7 million listings linked to over 750,000 bibliographic records in WorldCat (the OCLC online union catalog).

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