Transnational Shakespeares

Fall 2011

Listed in: English, as ENGL-431; Anston L. Bosman (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Missy Roser.

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Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

World Shakespeare Bibliography Online (1972 to present)
Includes annotated entries for books, articles, reviews, productions, and more.

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.

FIAF Index to Film Periodicals (1972 to present)
Index of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals.

Film Literature Index (1976-2001)
Index of scholarly and popular journals in film and television from over 30 countries.

GenderWatch (1970 to present)
Full text of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.

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.

International Index to Performing Arts Full Text (1864 to present)
Covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theater, opera, film, television and more.

ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (1784 to present)

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

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.

Women's Studies International (1972 to present)
Interdisciplinary, covers the latest scholarship in feminist research.

ProQuest Search Platform (beta)
Search all 51 ProQuest databases across a range of subjects.

Discovery Search (beta)
Simultaneously search research databases plus the Five Colleges Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.

Full Text Collections

ACLS Humanities E-Book
Over 1,700 scholarly books, searchable fulltext.

Cambridge Companions Complete Collection
Surveys of authors, literary history, culture, and philosophy, all written by scholars.

ebrary
Multidisciplinary e-book collection from leading university presses and academic publishers. (Alumni access)

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)

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

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

Access World News (Newsbank) (date coverage varies)
Electronic editions of over 2,600 local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as 1,500 international sources. Fully searchable and browsable by map.