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ENG: Finding Background Information
For basic background information, art collections, and links to other related resources, check out these reference and image sources:
- Literature Online
Library of English and American literature.
- Oxford English Dictionary
Longstanding English dictionary, including word origins and an historical thesaurus.
- Oxford Reference Online
Full-text reference books in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences.
- Eighteenth Century Collections Online
English language books, pamphlets, broadsides, and more published between 1701 and 1800, covering numerous subjects.
Collection of 300,000 images for use in the teaching and study of art, architecture and archaeology.
Academic streaming video collection containing educational titles as well as U.S. and international feature films.
ENG: Finding Articles
For articles from journals, newspapers, and other periodicals, check out these article and abstract databases:
Comprehensive database covering journals, books and other important reference sources in the humanities.
Full-text archive of scholarly publications in mathematics, science, the arts and humanities, and the social sciences.
- MLA International Bibliography
Subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
- British Periodicals
Provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images.
- Film Literature Index
Annually indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television.
Covers the works of contemporary playwrights, including new editions or translations