Full-text and full-page-image access more than 3300 books in the humanities and area studies, recommended by scholars as significant contributions to their respective fields. From the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).
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.
1983-present. Indexes reviews of current fiction and non-fiction, and provides review excerpts and over 100,000 full text reviews. As of Spring 2008 included 1,300,000 reviews covering over 550,000 books
1905-1982. Excerpts from and citations to book reviews from 1905 to 1982 to fiction and nonfiction, reference works, textbooks, and children's books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, science and technology, and general interest
Begun in the early 1920s and still in progress, CAD is an invaluable source for the study of the civilizations of the ancient Near East--their history, culture, politics, poetry, and scientific achievements.
The Digital Scriptorium is a growing image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research.
Trial Access through May 20th. Bloomsbury Drama Online contains the texts of over 1000 scripts, from Aeschylus to contemporary British and American theater, from the publishers Methuen Drama, Faber & Faber, Arden Schakespeare, and others.
This resource relates the history of children's literature through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on on authors, books, and genres.
A comprehensive database of humanities content, providing full text for hundreds of journals, books, and other published sources from around the world, much of which is not found in other databases. This online resource provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, full text for more than 890 journals, and contains more than 2.47 million records. Major subject areas include literature, philosophy, the arts, history, culture, and multi-disciplinary humanities titles, with world-wide content pertaining to literary, scholarly, and creative thought.
Search by subject or browse full text of more than 2000 titles, predominantly 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 often not included.
Online primary sources that track the development of the modern, western world. Full-text searching across 12 million pages of works published 1450-1914. Great starting place for primary source material from this period.
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.
Contains 172 plays by 33 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. When complete, will contain more than 200 plays from the early 1930s to the present.
Short articles on individual tales and characters, authors who wrote or reworked them, and illustrators; surveys of the fairy tale tradition in various European and North American countries, and topics such as science fiction, Disney, operas, etc.
Offers a comprehensive review of translation studies as an academic discipline. Examines various forms of translation and interpreting, research topics, theoretical issues and the history of translation in various parts of the world.
(NOT AVAILABLE via IE; use Firefox, Safari, or Chrome.) An online collection of Tibetan-language texts, including literature, religious works, and writings on other topics such as medicine. Searchable database of people, places, and topics.
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...
A collection of previously published "guidebooks" published in North America on issues relating to family life, race, sex, and gender, thus reflecting the normative values and behaviors expected of twentieth-century Americans and Canadians.
Twentieth-Century Drama contains searchable texts of the English-language dramatic works of over 300 playwrights from the U.S. and Canada, Britain and Ireland, India, Africa, Australia and the Caribbean.