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  • American Periodicals Series 1740-1900 A Best Bet database
    Digitized images of over 1,000 American magazines and journals published between 1741-1900. Titles range from the scientific journal Medical Repository to Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal. 1740-1900.
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  • Cambridge Collections Online (CCO)
    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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  • Dictionary of American Regional English A Best Bet database
    The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is the enhanced version of the six volume set published by Harvard University Press (1985-2013)
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    • DARE
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  • Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans A Best Bet database
    Full-text of over 37,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides. Provides information about life in 17th- and 18th-century America, such as agriculture, foreign affairs, literature, music, philosophy, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, and witchcraft. 1639-1800.
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  • Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker A Best Bet database
    Full-text of over 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides covering the political, social, cultural and geographic growth of the United States. Covers abolitionism, arts and literature, economic, religious, and scientific thought, and more. 1801-1819.
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  • JSTOR
    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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  • Literature Resource Center A Best Bet database
    Biographical essays on more than 100,000 authors and criticism and interpretation of plays, novels, poetry and short stories.
    Also Known As
    • Gale Literature Resource Center
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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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  • Project MUSE
    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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  • Reader's Guide Retrospective
    The most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States. 1890-1982.
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  • Wright American Fiction
    Full-text of works by Louisa May Alcott, Mark Twain, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, and Harriet Beecher Stowe along with forgotten authors. 1851-1875.
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