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Reading Story Sequences

Fall 2012

Listed in: English, as ENGL-251; Dale E. Peterson (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Missy Roser.

  • Databases
  • Reference

Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

Book Review Digest (1908 to present)
Reviews of English-language fiction and nonfiction books from U. S., Canadian, and British periodicals.

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

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

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

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

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

Discovery (aggregated) searches:

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.

ProQuest Search Platform (beta)
All the ProQuest databases we subscribe to (which aren't included in Discover).

For newspaper and magazine reviews:

LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe (date coverage varies)
Full-text federal and state laws, international legal materials, and law reviews. Also newspapers and business information.

Newsstand (ProQuest)
Full text for over 1,300 local, regional and national newspapers, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Hartford Courant, Los Angeles Times, and more.

OpinionArchives
Searchable full-text archives for 17 periodicals (Harper's, Commonweal, Dissent, the New Yorker, the National Review, and more) known for commentaries and reviews on politics, culture, and the arts.

Reference

Contemporary Literary Criticism
Extensive collection of critical essays and biographical information on contemporary authors.

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

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