EEBO: Early English Books Online (1473-1700)
Full text of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661).
MLA International Bibliography (1926 to present)
Covers critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.
Arts & Humanities Database
Full-text publications that focus on art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theatre and cultural studies.
Surveys of authors, literary history, culture, and philosophy, all written by scholars.
ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (1784 to present)
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.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
The national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide.
Reader's Guide to British History [Frost Ref DA34 .R43 2003]