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English

Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center provides access to more than 38,000 full text critical literary analyses, 122,000 biographies of authors from every age and literary discipline, and in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.

MLA Bibliography

Produced by the Modern Language Association, this bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 2.2 million citations. Coverage is international and subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing.

American Periodical Series Online

Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

The Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) provides access to records for over 1,200,000 children's books (from baby board books to nonfiction and novels for young adults), more than 300,000 reviews, and information on prizes and awards that the books have won.

Essay & General Literature Index

Provides access to over 65,000 essays found in over 5,300 printed anthologies and collections published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada from 1985 to present. Focuses on humanities and social sciences literature.

Humanities Abstracts

Includes articles, book reviews, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, reviews of plays, operas, ballets, dance, musicals, movies, and television and radio programs from more than 570 periodicals. Indexing dates back to 1984, and abstracts start in 1994.

Oxford English Dictionary

The electronic version of the print dictionary. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

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Global Shakespeares

This collaborative open access online project focuses on Shakespeare as an international figure. The site brings together videos, video clips, articles, and academic commentary from around the world.

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World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta Stone is a highly regarded immersive language learning system that offers instruction in thirty different languages.

HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index)

A source for over 275,000 journal article citations about Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. HAPI currently provides over 60,000 links to the full text of articles appearing in more than 600 key social science and humanities journals published throughout the world.

PRISMA

PRISMA (Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanísticas) is a comprehensive reference resource providing full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America, and the Caribbean Basin. PRISMA features Spanish, Portuguese and English language content. Articles examine all aspects of Hispanic Studies, from research on indigenous cultures past and present to current economic indicators, politics and society, and Hispanic theatre. Coverage includes Anthropology, Business and Economics, History, Literature, Political Science and Sociology.

FRANCIS

FRANCIS is a multilingual, multidisciplinary database covering the humanities and social sciences, including archaeology, geography, linguistics, philosophy, religion, and sociology.

Clase & Periodica

A database of 2,600 scholarly journals from 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean and published in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English. These journals specialize in science, technology, the social sciences, and the humanities.

Handbook of Latin American Studies

A bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Each year, more than 130 academics from around the world choose over 5,000 works for inclusion in the Handbook.

JSTOR Journal Archive

Stores over one thousand scholarly journals in full-text format from the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Journals can be searched by title or subject, individually or in groups. For each journal, articles from the first volume through to two to five years before today's date are available

ITER

Meaning 'a journey' or 'a path' in Latin, ITER is a non-profit research project with partners in Toronto, Canada (the headquarters), New York City, and Tempe, Arizona. The goal of Iter is to increase access to all published materials pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700), through the creation of online bibliographic databases.

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ARTFL Project

The Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL) houses free public databases with a variety of French language texts -- including encyclopedias, chapbooks, newspapers, pamphlets, periodicals, poetic texts, and more -- spanning several centuries.

Hispanic Reading Room

The Hispanic Reading Room serves as the primary access point for research relating to those parts of the world encompassing the geographical areas of the Caribbean, Latin America, and Iberia; the indigenous cultures of those areas; and peoples throughout the world historically influenced by Luso-Hispanic heritage, including Latinos in the U.S., and peoples of Portuguese or Spanish heritage in Africa, Asia, and Oceania.

Historic Mexican and Mexican American Press Collection

Curated, researched, and digitized by librarians and archivists, in consultation with University of Arizona professors, this collection features 20 significant Mexican and Mexican American publications, many in Spanish, published in Tucson, El Paso, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sonora, Mexico from the mid-1800s to the 1970s.

Latindex

A portal for information about and access to academic journals published in Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, and Portugal.

World Digital Library

Makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.

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Classics

L'Année Philologique

Guide to articles, essays, and conference papers on subjects from the Classical time period. Includes references to articles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Searches may be limited to one or more of these languages.

Perseus 

The Perseus Project is an evolving digital library of resources for the study of the ancient world and beyond. It consists of a large, heterogeneous collection of materials, textual and visual, on the Archaic and Classical Greek world.

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Research Guides

Finding Information in Spanish

The library has several databases that include articles in Spanish. Use this guide to help identify and search them.