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Literature Databases

EBSCOhost and ProQuest are two big databases that provide access to newspapers, journals, magazines, and other information sources across a wide array of subject areas including current events, science, business, education, politics, history, religion, health, and more. ProQuest contains historical databases, going back to 1851!

MLA International Bibliography

Produced by the Modern Languge Association, this database contains thousands of journal articles, books and dissertations. It is not entirely full-text. Please see a librarian if you have questions.

Literature Resource Center
Literature Resource Center (Gale)

This database provides access to over 850,000 full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from more than 360 scholarly journals and literary magazines. It also contains interviews, book reviews, biographical essays, overview essays, full text of thousands of poems and short stories, and much more.


JSTOR is a full-text database that "includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences."

Includes a Languages & Literature collection.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is an online library of full-text e- books including encyclopedias, almanacs, dictionaries, and other resources.

Use 24/7 e-ref if the chat librarian is out.