English Writing Databases

English Writing Databases

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Research database contains content in subject areas of communication, rhetoric and discourse, media studies, linguistics, and speech-language pathology. Provides full-text of over 800 journals, indexes over 1,000 titles, and allows searching by subject. Includes content from academic journals, conference proceedings and papers, trade journals, and magazines. 1915 - Present Articles, eBooks
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Critiques on contemporary authors and their works, including essays, reviews, bibliographies, photographs, chronologies. Various Articles, Biographies, Images/Photos
Compiled by 275 specialists from around the world and including almost 300 entries, the Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements. Browse by topic, name, or alphabetically by entry. Updated annually. Biographies, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
Citations from >6,500 sources. Journals, Monographs, Papers, Conference Proceedings on Language, Literature, Linguistics, & Folklore. 1926 - Present Articles, Biographies, eBooks
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The OED is the definitive record of the English language, featuring 600000 words, 3 million quotations, and over 1000 years of English. Various eBooks, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
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Provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, and market reports all together on a single platform. Articles, Company/Industry Information, News, Theses/Dissertations

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Peer-reviewed, full-text articles, citations and abstracts from journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. 1980 - Present Articles, Biographies, eBooks, Images/Photos, News, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias, Videos
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Multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,600 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,500 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full-text titles in searchable PDF format. Cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals. Broad subject coverage. 1887 - Present Articles, Biographies, eBooks, Images/Photos, News, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias, TRAILS consortium logo
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Non-fiction e-book titles from leading academic publishers. eBooks, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
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Search and view the full text of eBooks. eBooks, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
Periodical articles in almost 1000 scholarly journals. 1665 - Present Articles
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Complete archives, full text of Harpers Magazine, Dissent, The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Nation, Commentary, NACLA, Commonweal, American Spectator, National Review, The Progressive, The Weekly Standard, Moment, The Washington Monthly, Orion, The New Leader and The New York Review of Books. 1850 - Present Articles, News
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Full-text access to 140 scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. 1963 - Present Articles
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Provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, and market reports all together on a single platform. Articles, Company/Industry Information, News, Theses/Dissertations
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Search 1.3 billion items in more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. Various

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Comprehensive index of over 93,000 doctoral dissertations accepted by American Universities from 1933-1955. 1933 - 1955 Theses/Dissertations
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The Center for Research Libraries makes available approximately five million publications, archives, and collections and one million digital resources to its member libraries to supplement their own humanities, science, and social science holdings. CRL materials can be obtained for extended loan periods and at no cost by users affiliated with member libraries. Last year, 92 percent of the CRL's interlibrary loan requests were sent by two-day express within one business day, and 90 percent of copies were delivered within one business day as well. CRL resources include: * 6,500 international newspapers, many dating to the 1700s-the largest collection of circulating newspapers in North America * 4,500 U.S. newspapers, many dating to the colonial era, including 2,000 ethnic titles * Foreign journals rarely held in U.S. libraries * More than 800,000 dissertations * Area Studies: major microform and paper collections from Africa, Latin America, Middle East, Europe, Asia, Southeast Asia, and many other areas. 1700 - Present Articles, Images/Photos, News, Primary Sources, Theses/Dissertations
Citations from hundreds of newspapers and periodicals as well as monographs, theses, dissertations, scrapbooks, pamphlets and other ephemera dealing with all aspects of life in Seattle, Washington state and the Pacific Northwest from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. 1936 - Present eBooks, News
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Provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, and market reports all together on a single platform. Articles, Company/Industry Information, News, Theses/Dissertations