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Articles (from journals)
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Classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. [more info]
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Children's Literature Review will be updated with new content; the other 9 collections in Literature Criticism Online will be archival content only as of June 30, 2014. Literature Criticism Online (LCO) provides access to 10 individual titles that represent a range of modern and historical views on authors, poets, dramatists. [more info]
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Articles (from magazines)
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Full text journals, magazines, and specialty newspapers that portray British life in the Victorian Age.  Subscription includes Series 1: New Readerships and Series 2: Empire. [more info]
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Indexes over 86,000 essays in the humanities and social sciences. [more info]
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Books / Book Chapters
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Key texts of modern African literature. [more info]
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A cluster of collections reflecting the history of the United States through its congressional publications... [more info]
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Primary Sources
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Interface change coming soon! The FirstSearch platform will transition to WorldCat Discovery on December 31, 2015. Search through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories... [more info]
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A collection of English news media in the form of newspapers, pamphlets, and broadsides from the United Kingdom collected by Reverend Charles Burney. [more info]
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Reference Information
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New 'In Context' interface coming soon! Gale's Literature Resource Center provides selected biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on various literary figures.... [more info]
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Essays outlining the lives and careers of authors from all eras and genres, and summarizes the critical response to their work... [more info]
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Biography
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New 'In Context' interface coming soon! Gale's Literature Resource Center provides selected biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on various literary figures.... [more info]
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Essays outlining the lives and careers of authors from all eras and genres, and summarizes the critical response to their work... [more info]
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Dissertations
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Indexing, abstracts, and full text for doctoral dissertations and master's theses. [more info]
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Drama
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A cross-searchable package of collections covering literatures of place, race, and gender... [more info]
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American Film Scripts Online (Alexander Street Press) (Cancelled)
This resource has been cancelled, effective 4/1/2015. Full text database of over 1,000 film scripts digitized and thoroughly indexed... [more info]
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Letters & Diaries
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A cross-searchable package of collections covering literatures of place, race, and gender... [more info]
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Primary source database of more than 400 sources of diaries, letters and memoirs... [more info]
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Literary Criticism
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Classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. [more info]
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Children's Literature Review will be updated with new content; the other 9 collections in Literature Criticism Online will be archival content only as of June 30, 2014. Literature Criticism Online (LCO) provides access to 10 individual titles that represent a range of modern and historical views on authors, poets, dramatists. [more info]
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Manuscripts
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A complete record of surviving Old English except for some variant manuscripts of individual texts... [more info]
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News Articles
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A collection of English news media in the form of newspapers, pamphlets, and broadsides from the United Kingdom collected by Reverend Charles Burney. [more info]
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Cover-to-cover digital facsimiles of 1,000 historic newspapers from every state. [more info]
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Poetry
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Includes the full text of almost 3,000 poems written between 1760 and 1900... [more info]
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A cross-searchable package of collections covering literatures of place, race, and gender... [more info]
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Reviews
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Indexes articles on linguistics and literary criticism that were published between 1907 and 1984. [more info]
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Full online text and images for back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, literature, etc. [more info]
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Videos
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A streaming video resource containing thousands of educational videos in 8 subject areas.  Includes access to archival films and newsreels. [more info]
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JMU Library Catalog is the online catalog of materials in James Madison University Libraries. [more info]
Internet
Websites
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English Short Title Catalogue withdrawn in January 2013. Explore the British Library replaced the site. Use the new site to search, view and order items from our main catalogue of nearly 57 million records, or search the contents of the British Library's website. [more info]
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A comprehensive analysis of lexicon and usage for the period 1100-1500, based on the analysis of a collection of over three million citation slips, the largest collection of this kind available. [more info]
 
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Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia
 
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