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  • Academic Search Premier
    Scholarly journal articles and popular magazines covering all topics. A great database for beginning searches. 1980s-present (dates may vary).
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  • Cambridge Collections Online (CCO) A Best Bet database
    Full-text of over 200 Cambridge Companions in Literature and Classics; and Philosophy, Religion and Culture. Includes over 2,200 essays on these topics. varies.
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    Essential scholarly journals in many academic fields, especially arts, literature, humanities, and biology. Some back to early 1900s; most recent 2-5 years not available.
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  • MLA International Bibliography A Best Bet database
    Scholarly articles in literature and linguistics. Indexes over 6,000 national and international journals, as well as books, essay collections, working papers, proceedings, dissertations, and bibliographies. From the Modern Language Association. 1926-current; selective coverage 1886-.
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  • Oxford Reference Online A Best Bet database
    100 language and subject dictionaries and reference works. Subjects include: biology; classics; computing; dance; earth sciences; economics; mythology; history; law; literature; medicine; opera; performing arts; politics; science, theater; and more.
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  • Project MUSE A Best Bet database
    Full-text of over 200 journals in classics, education, history, literature, math, philosophy, politics, religion, and visual and performing arts. 1829 ebooks in the social sciences and humanities.
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  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
    Indexes doctoral dissertations completed in the U.S. Includes some master's theses and foreign language dissertations. Full text of many dissertations 1997-. For UConn, 2012-, see DigitalCommons@UConn. Holdings start in 1861 and go to the present day. Full-text coverage is best starting in 1997, but full text of older dissertations can also be found.
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    • Dissertation Abstracts
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  • Reader's Guide Retrospective
    The most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States. 1890-1982.
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  • Theatre in Video A Best Bet database
    Video of plays and documentaries. Includes hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors.
    Also Known As
    • Theater in Video
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  • Twentieth Century North American Drama A Best Bet database
    Features 1,530 plays by 223 playwrights. Coverage is from the late 1800s to the present, including contemporary key figures, preeminent playwrights of the past century, and Pulitzer prize winners from every decade of the century.
    Also Known As
    • 20th Century North American Drama
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  • World Shakespeare Bibliography Online
    Summarizes books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media related to Shakespeare. 1962 to present.
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