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American Historical Newspapers  1690-1922 Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 1690-1876; Series 2, 1758-1900; Series 3, 1829-1922; Series 4, 1756-1922 and Series 5, 1777-1922.
Communication & Mass Media Complete 1915 – Current CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index  along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. CMMC offers cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for over 390 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of 200 more, for a combined coverage of nearly 600 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for 285 journals.
Contemporary Authors 1962 – Current Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.
Contemporary Literary Criticism 1973 – Current Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors. Contemporary Literary Criticism–Select collects more than 35,000 critical essays on contemporary authors, with biographical, critical, principal works, and further study information. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
Dictionary of Literary Biography 1978 – Current Collection of critical essays on contemporary authors. Each CLC–Select entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, listing of principal works and sources for further study.
Discovering Literature 1622 – Current Provides biographical and critical information on the most-studied and most-popular authors of all time; historical and cultural context of novels, in addition to character studies, thematic essays and brief biographies; themes, characters and literary nuances of the short stories most studied in school and university classrooms; and analysis of William Shakespeare’s four most frequently studied plays – “Hamlet,” “Julius Caesar,” “Macbeth” and “Romeo and Juliet.”
JSTOR late 1800’s – most recent 5 years Archival access to many scholarly periodicals. Jstor does not cover the most recent three years of most journals.
Literature Resource Center 1926 – Current Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world, supplemented by the scholarly materials of the Scribner Writers Series and Twayne’s World, U.S., and English Authors Series. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations.
Literary Reference Center   1350 – Current
Highly graphical interface intended for public, academic and high school libraries. The primary goal of LRC is to assist high school and undergraduate English and Humanities students with homework and research assignments of a literary nature.
 MLA Bibliography 196 3- Current Literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore from over journals and series published worldwide.
 Project Muse 1993 – Current Project Muse provides access to the full text of the Johns Hopkins University Press journals. Offers current and back issues.