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Zocchi, Giuseppe. Torchlight Procession. Monte dei Paschi Collection, Siena.

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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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An index with abstracts to more than 1,800 journals in 40 languages on world history from 1450 to the present. [more info]
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Articles (from magazines)

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An index with abstracts to more than 1,800 journals in 40 languages on world history from 1450 to the present. [more info]
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Contains current literary criticism and peer-reviewed journal articles from more than 400 journals in literature and literary criticism as well as more than 200 journals in linguistics. [more info]
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Books / Book Chapters

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An index with abstracts to more than 1,800 journals in 40 languages on world history from 1450 to the present. [more info]
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Provides the complete text of nearly 2,000 French works including classic works of French literature, non-fiction prose, and technical writing. [more info]

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, & Almanacs

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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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Cambridge Histories Online provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature... [more info]
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Reviews

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Contains current literary criticism and peer-reviewed journal articles from more than 400 journals in literature and literary criticism as well as more than 200 journals in linguistics. [more info]
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Indexes and abstracts reviews of English language adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction titles. [more info]
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News Articles

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Contains current literary criticism and peer-reviewed journal articles from more than 400 journals in literature and literary criticism as well as more than 200 journals in linguistics. [more info]
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Provides full-text for over 600 U.S. and over 700 international news sources. [more info]
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Biography

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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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A comprehensive database of biographical information on over 480,000 people. Formerly Biography Resource Center. [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 cross-searchable package of collections covering literatures of place, race, and gender... [more info]
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Drama

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Provides digital editions of nearly all books published in Great Britain in the 18th century... [more info]
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A collection of poetry, prose, essays, and drama written by women writers from Mexico, Central America, and South America. [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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Contains current literary criticism and peer-reviewed journal articles from more than 400 journals in literature and literary criticism as well as more than 200 journals in linguistics. [more info]
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Poetry

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Provides digital editions of nearly all books published in Great Britain in the 18th century... [more info]
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A collection of poetry, prose, essays, and drama written by women writers from Mexico, Central America, and South America. [more info]
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Audio (Music, Spoken word , etc.)

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Streaming classical music, World, Folk and Chinese music. Also includes notes on musical works and biographical information on composers or artists. [more info]
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The world's musical and aural traditions, in streaming audio... [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]
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