Comparative Literature

Article Databases

MLA International Bibliography Key site [UCSD Only]
The primary database of citations to journal articles, monographs, book chapters, and dissertations in the fields of non-Classical literatures and folklore. Important source for linguistics and non-technical aspects of theater & film. Ca. 1890-present.

Arts & Humanities Citation Index [UCSD Only]
1975-present. Provides author, keyword, and cited reference searching from more than 1100 leading arts and humanities journals. In many cases includes searchable abstracts plus links to e-journal images. Part of the Web of Science.

FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Studies) [UCSD Only]
International index to journal articles published from 1984 to present in the humanities and social sciences, with special strength in religion, anthropology, history of art, literature, economics.

ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance [UCSD Only]
1990-present. Bibliography of journal articles on the Middle Ages and Renaissance, covering the period 400-1700.

Search by subject or browse full text of more than 500 scholarly journals in social sciences, humanities, and sciences, to their earliest issues. Many titles extend as far back as late 19th or early 20th centuries; most recent 3-5 years not included.

Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies [UCSD Only]
Describes material on the social sciences and humanities published in the Commonwealth of Independent States and Eastern Europe. Valuable tool for identifying non-English language resources.

ticTOCs Journal Tables of Contents Service
View latest Table of Contents (TOCs) from scholarly journals. Service is free. Includes over 12,000 scholarly journal TOCs from over 400 publishers. Link to full text of articles (where institutional or personal subscription allows) Set up account to view future TOCs.

University of Michigan Fantasy & Science Fiction Website
Citations to articles, books, reviews and other materials about science fiction, fantasy and horror; includes both scholarly and fan writings. Covers all aspects except book reviews.

Web of Knowledge [UCSD Only]
1900-present. Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Science Citation Index. Major database indexes 10,000+ journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, & humanities, as well as conference proceedings.