Research Database Locator: Find Articles & More
All Databases in Literature ( is a best bet)
  • American Fiction, 1774-1920 A Best Bet database
    Digital archive containing more than 17,800 titles of prose fiction written by Americans from colonial times to the early twentieth century, drawn from Lyle H. Wright’s foundational bibliography 1774-1920.
    Details - Terms of Use
  • Archive Finder
    Directory of over 5,750 repositories and over 206,000 collections of primary source material housed across the United States and the United Kingdom. Updated annually.
    Details - Terms of Use
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
    The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is the enhanced version of the six volume set published by Harvard University Press (1985-2013)
    Also Known As
    • DARE
    Details - Terms of Use
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete
    Features 16,000+ biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the most influential literary, artistic, and cinematic figures from all eras and all genres worldwide. Includes thousand of images from the original print DLB.
    Details - Terms of Use
  • Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library Parts 1-3
    Text-searchable online archive of pre-twentieth-century Arabic printed books and translations covering religious literature, law, science, mathematics, astrology, alchemy, medicine, geography, travel, history, chronicles, and literature. Parts 1-3. Complete holdings..
    Details - Terms of Use
  • Gale Literary Sources A Best Bet database
    Full-text poems, stories, novels, and more. Biographies of authors, literary criticism, literary movements, and genres. Cross-searches Gale Virtual Reference Library, Literature Criticism Online, and Literature Resource Center.
    Details - Terms of Use
  • JSTOR
    Essential scholarly journals in many academic fields, especially arts, literature, humanities, and biology. Includes 19th-Century British Pamphlets. Some back to late 1800s; most recent 2-5 years not available.
    Details - Terms of Use
  • Liberty Magazine Historical Archive, 1924-1950
    One of the most popular American illustrated weekly magazines of the 1920s-1950s. Containing over 17,000 articles and stories, this digital archive includes the complete 26-year run of the magazine, all scanned in full color and fully searchable. 1924-1950.
    Details - Terms of Use
  • 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
    Details - Terms of Use
  • Loeb Classical Library
    The fully searchable Greek and Latin texts, along with their English translations, of this library of classical writings. Subjects include drama, poetry, literature, history, biography, travel, and philosophy. From Harvard University Press.
    Details - Terms of Use
  • 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-.
    Details - Terms of Use
Show only the best bets in Literature

Policy for Use of Licensed Electronic Resources

Use of the databases linked from these pages is governed by the UConn Library's Use of Licensed Electronic Resources Policy.

For questions or assistance, please contact ermsupport@uconn.edu.