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Academic Search Complete (EBSCOHost)

Access to articles from magazines and peer-reviewed journals, as well as books, conference papers and proceedings, and educational reports from almost all academic areas of study.

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ACLS Humanities Ebooks

Collection of over 3,300 books of high quality in the humanities that are recommended and reviewed by scholars frequently cited in the literature.

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Black Drama

Full text of plays by playwrights from the USA, the Caribbean, and English-speaking countries in Africa. Excellent source for Harlem Renaissance writers.

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Early English Books Online

EEBO contains page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473 to 1700.

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Ebook Collection from Ebscohost

Access to thousands of commercially published electronic books in various disciplines, including recently-published titles in criminal justice. (Formerly Netlibary)

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Ebrary

A constantly expanding collection of thousands of ebooks on a broad variety of disciplines.

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Eighteenth Century Collections Online

A digital archive of 150,000 books published in the eighteenth century, covering a broad spectrum of topics like law, history, science, and art.

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Essay and General Literature Index

Index to 65,000 essays in 5,300 anthologies and collections. Coverage spans a range of the humanities and social sciences.

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Films on Demand

Over 7,000 documentaries, dramas, and newsreels from the world

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Gale Academic OneFile

Access to thousands of articles in scholarly journals and reference sources in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, and literature.

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Gale Artemis Literary Sources

Portal for cross-searching literary databases from Gale, including these databases:

 

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Humanities Source

Articles in all aspects of the humanities including art, ltierature, music and philosophy, with access dating back to 1907.

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JSTOR

A searchable collection of the complete runs (minus the most recent 2 to 5 years) of hundreds of the most significant scholarly journals.

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Literature Resource Center – GALE Artemis

Portal for searching Literature Resource Center database which provides access to full text biographies, critical analyses, reviews, and bibliographies of work from novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers.  Portal cross-searches other Gale literature databases including LitFinder, MLA Bibliography, Twayne's Authors Series and Gale Virtual Reference Library.

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LitFinder

Full text of thousands of poems, short stories, essays, plays, and speeches. Also includes biographies, work summaries and photographs.

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MLA Bibliography

Index to scholarly journal articles on language and literature. Coverage from 1926 to the present (Note: many are not available at John Jay.)

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Oxford Reference Online Premium

Over 200 reference books from Oxford University Press, including language dictionaries, and reference works in art, science, classics, business, history, law, literature, medicine, geography, performing arts, philosophy, and social science.

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Project MUSE

An interdisciplinary collection of high quality, peer reviewed journals.

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Twayne's Authors Series

Literary criticism and interpretation including nearly 900 books from six print series — U.S. Authors Series Classic, English Writers Series Classic, World Authors Series Classic, Masterwork Studies, Studies in Short Fiction, and updated editions of U.S. Authors, World Authors and English Authors.

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Web of Science

Searching and Citation checking through the use of Science Citation Index (from 1997), Social Science Citation Index (from 1956), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (from 1975).

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