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Childhood in African and Caribbean Literature

Spring 2012

Listed in: Black Studies, as BLST-362  |  English, as ENGL-318; C. Rhonda Cobham-Sander (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Missy Roser.

  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Media

Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

Academic Search Premier (date coverage varies)
Full-text articles from over 3,600 journals in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and sciences.

AnthroSource (1988 to present)
Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource indexes 100 years of anthropological material.

Arts & Humanities Full Text
Full-text publications that focus on art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theatre and cultural studies.

ATLA Religion Database (1949 to present)

CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online (1991 to present)

Discover: Start here for books, articles & more
Simultaneously search research databases plus the Five Colleges Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.

Historical Abstracts (1955 to present)
Scholarly literature about world history since 1450 (excluding the United States and Canada).

Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)
Combined search of the historic Boston Globe, Chicago Defender, Chinese Newspaper Collection, Los Angeles Times, New York Amsterdam News, New York Times, Times of India, and Washington Post.

JSTOR
Full-text backfiles of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. (Alumni access)

MLA International Bibliography (1926 to present)
Covers critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.

PAIS International (1972 to present)
Coverage of articles, selected books, government documents, research reports, etc., from a wide range of social sciences.

Project Muse
Online database of more than 200 journals from nonprofit publishers. (Alumni access)

ProQuest Search Platform

Reference

Literature Resource Center
Full-text critical studies, biographies of authors; covers all genres, all time periods, and all regions.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Standard general encyclopedia.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
70 reference e-books, including multivolume works like the Encyclopedia of Religion, American Decades, and more.

Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
Comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples.

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
300 alphabetically arranged entries on critics and theorists, schools, and movements.

Oxford Art Online
Oxford Art Online is the access point for Grove Art Online, and other Oxford art reference works covering all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts, and photography from prehistory to the present.

Oxford English Dictionary
Key dictionary of English language on historical principles.

Oxford Reference Online

Cambridge Companions Complete Collection
Surveys of authors, literary history, culture, and philosophy.

Library of Congress: Country Studies
Description and analysis of historical setting and social, economic, and political systems.

Media

ARTstor
Image database including architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture.

Smithsonian Global Sound
In partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions.