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    Academic and Scholarly Articles

  JSTOR  Full Text Available Authentication Required
    1831-present, varies by title
Full-text backfiles to almost 850 scholarly journals from more than 25 academic disciplines published between the 19th and 21st centuries in the JSTOR Arts & Sciences I - IV, Arts & Sciences VII, and Biological Sciences collections. JSTOR provides complete journal backruns from the date of initial publication up to a "moving wall" of 3 to 5 years before the present year.
  Literary Reference Center   Full Text Available Authentication Required
A comprehensive database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works.
  MLA International Bibliography  Authentication Required
    1923-present
The major research resource for information on English literature, foreign languages and linguistics. Includes references to scholarly articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, and dissertations from 1963 to the present.
  CSA Discovery Guides  Authentication Required
Discovery Guides brief you in the basics of a subject and offer recent insights, while providing the technological tools to enhance your understanding. Each guide links to CSA products that help you find pertinent information, discover publishing opportunities, identify scholars, and create a personal database.

    General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

  Academic Search Complete  Full Text Available Authentication Required
    1887-present; updated daily
The world's most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, Academic Search Complete indexes more than 11,200 journals, and provides full text for more than 7,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. Includes PDF content going back as far as 1887. Searchable cited references provided for more than 1,300 journals.
  OmniFile Full Text Mega  Full Text Available Authentication Required
    1982-present
Multi-disciplinary database for full-text articles from over 1,750 publications, and abstracts and citations for over 3,500 publications in subjects that include education, general science, social sciences, business, art, etc. Includes the database Humanities Full Text.

     Electronic Journals

  PMLA (Sorry, access for Crete campus only)

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    Online Catalogs

  Doane's Online Library Catalog
A shared catalog of 10 Nebraska private-college libraries, including Perkins Library at Doane College. Search one library or all 10 by selecting from "Library" drop-down list.
  WorldCat  Authentication Required
    1000 CE-present; updated daily
Includes over 40 million bibliographic records representing cataloged resources in 400 languages owned by libraries around the world. Materials date back to the 11th century. Owning libraries can be identified for books, journals, archival resources and electronic resources. The database can also be searched through its free web interface, at worldcat.org.

    Bibliographic Databases

  Books in Print  Authentication Required
Contains over five million records of in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming book, audio book, and video titles from over 44,000 North American publishers. Also includes many book reviews.
  RCLweb (Resources for College Libraries)  Authentication Required
    updated quarterly
Core list of over 65,000 titles of books and Web pages in 58 curriculum-specific subjects for academic libraries. Titles have been selected by more than 300 subject specialist librarians. Book reviews from Choice magazine included where available.

REFERENCE SOURCES

    Dissertations and Theses

  WorldCat Dissertations and Theses  Authentication Required
    updated daily
Index of over 8 million dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by member libraries, including all subjects.

    General Reference Works

  Oxford Reference Online  Full Text Available Authentication Required
Over 100 full text language and subject dictionaries and reference works. Topics covered include general reference, language, science and medicine, humanities, social sciences, and business.

WEBSITES*

    Reference Sources

 

  Bartleby.com
Includes access to Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, Roget's Thesauri, Simpson's Contemporary Quotations, and much more.
  Encyclopedia Mythica
Covers mythology, folklore, and legends.

    General Resources

  Literary Resources on the Net
This website is organized by time periods and genres.
  eserver.org
This site contains electronic books, audio recordings, online journals, and thousands of links to arts and humanities sites.
  Paris Review Interviews: The DNA of Literature
An online compilation of over 300 interviews with writers originally published in the Paris Review.

    Online Texts

 

  Electronic Text Center
From the University of Virginia, this site offers online texts in English, German, French, and Latin. Some texts are available only to U. of Virginia students and staff.
  Folklore and Mythology
Electronic texts Includes approximately 800 original texts, along with links to other collections.
  Online Books Page
This site contains links to over 12,000 e-books. Searchable by author, title, or subject.
  Poetry Archive
Particularly notable for its recordings of poets reading their works; text is also provided. Poems are browseable by theme and by form, as well as searchable by author or title.

    American and English Literature

 

  American and English Literature Resources
Contents include: e-texts, resources by type, teaching resources, and more.
  Voice of the Shuttle: Literature (In English)
Resources are grouped by time period, place, or genre.

    World Literature

 

  Voice of the Shuttle: Literatures (Other than English)
Page resources are grouped by language.

    Literary Criticism

 

  Online Literary Criticism Collection
From the Internet Public Library, links to over 4,000 sites (some may be subscription databases, but most are free).

*Descriptions for websites are from the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library at Gustavus Adolphus College.