Articles and Databases

Language/Literature

American Periodical Series Online Contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals.
Annual Bibliography of English Language & Literature Contains 880,000 records, covering monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published anywhere in the world from 1920 onwards.
ARTFL Provides access to over 2600 texts ranging from classic works of French Literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing from the 12th to 20th century.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science) Citation index which provides access to current and retrospective information from over 1,160 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, as well as selected items from over 6,000 scientific and social sciences journals.
Cambridge Complete Collections Online Includes the Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics, the Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture, and the Cambridge Companions to Music.
Cambridge Histories Language Collection Contains over 250 volumes published since 1960 covering historical works in over 15 different academic subjects. Subject areas include American History, British History, Economic History, History of Science, Language/Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Religion, and Performing Arts.
Cambridge Histories Literary Studies Collection Contains over 250 volumes published since 1960 covering historical works in over 15 different academic subjects. Subject areas include American History, British History, Economic History, History of Science, Language/Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Religion, and Performing Arts.
Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics Comprehensive coverage of different topics in Linguistics including Applied Linguistics, Languages of the World, Phonetics, Speech Technology, etc.
Essay and General Literature Offers precise access to nearly 65,000 essays contained in some 5,300 anthologies and collections. Some 300 single and multi-author collections are indexed annually, plus more than 20 selected annuals and serials. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, art history, drama, and film.
Essay and General Literature Index to essays and chapters of books in many subjects. Sprague Library owns a good number of the books indexed in the EGLI. 1900 to date. Ref AI3. E75
Humanities Index Index to periodicals in art, history, literature, linguistics, philosophy and religion. Coverage is from 1974 to date. Index Shelves Ref. AI3. R493
International Index to Periodicals The predecessor of Social Sciences Index and Humanities Index. (1907-1973/74) Index Shelves Ref. AI3. R488
Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism Provides an introduction to literary critiques of authors and movements, as well as literary movements from the Classics to the present day.
JSTOR Archive of full-text journal articles in African American studies, African studies, anthropology, archaeology, Asian studies, Classical studies, ecology, economics, education, finance, geography, history, languages and literature, Latin American studies, mathematics, Middle East studies, philosophy, political science, population studies, Slavic studies, sociology, and statistics.
L'Annee Philologique Bibliography of classical literature and modern scholarship on classical literature. Published by the Societe Internationale de Bibliographie Classique. Topics covered include literature and literary history, linguistics and philology, history and civilization, and more. In print, 1987 to 2003: REF Z7016 .M35A T.58 and Online.
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) Index to articles, books, and dissertations in linguistics, speech, language, and hearing pathology, and language research.
Literary Index Index to Gale literary criticism and biography reference sources. The Library owns many of the Gale publications and they can be found in Sprague Library catalog.
Literary Reference Center A comprehensive literary reference database, which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. LRC is a completely full-text database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else.
Literature Criticism Online Includes the following Gale literature criticism series titles: Drama Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400 to 1800, Poetry Criticism, and Short Story Criticism.
Literature Resource Center Includes up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
Literature Virtual Reference Collection (Gale) Reference titles (published by Gale) related to Literature.
MLA (Modern Language Association) Bibliography Index to articles and other material on modern languages, literature, linguistics and folklore. Covers subjects from prose to poetry, genres to literary forms, national literatures and regional dialects.
Oxford Bibliographies Online: Latin American Studies Oxford Bibliographies in Latin American Studies combines the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia. Select subject areas covered include indigenous studies and the Conquest, colonial history, society, race, immigration, the role of women, significant political events and cultural studies in contemporary Latin America.
Oxford English Dictionary Online version of the Second Edition OED (1989) containing the fulltext of all 20 volumes.
Oxford Language Dictionaries Online Offers millions of words, phrases, and translations, in French, German, Spanish, and Italian. Included are usage examples and illustrative explanations of grammatical terms, and help with spelling and punctuation. Also included are hundreds of correspondence templates including sample letters, CVs and resumes to provide practical help with writing in each language.
Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection Offers over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions Series.
Project MUSE Full text database of over 160 electronic journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Referencia Latina This comprehensive Spanish-language database offers content from a variety of sources including thousands of encyclopedia entries, an inclusive collection of images, an atlas, health reports, and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.
Salem Literature Online Contains the archive for Magill's Literary Annuals going back to 1977.
Short Story Index Indexes more than 117,000 stories, as far back as 1984 published in more than 4,200 collections and anthologies, including stories that appear in periodicals. Full text of almost 5,000 stories.
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online Database provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced between 1965 and early 2004.