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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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  • ARTFL Project (University of Chicago) A Best Bet database
    Almost 2,000 full-text French books, including classic works of French literature, non-fiction prose and technical writing. The 18th, 19th and 20th centuries are about equally represented; some earlier material included. 1200-current.
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  • 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.
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  • Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopédie
    2,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors, the Enclopédie was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences. Full title: Enclopédie ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers, par une Societ 1751 to 1772.
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    • d'Alembert's and Diderot - Encyclopédie
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  • Early European Books Collection
    Complete facsimile images of tens of thousands of books and rare incunabula printed across Europe, mostly in non-English languages, from 1450 to 1701.
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  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
    Full-text of over 150,000 books published during the 18th Century. Covers history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more. 1701-1800.
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  • International Medieval Bibliography A Best Bet database
    Provides citations to articles about Europe, the Middle East and North Africa in the period 400-1500. Citations to over 300,000 articles.
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    • IMB
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    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.
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  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
    Indexes scholarly articles in linguistics; language (speech sounds, sentence and word structure, meaning in language forms, spelling, phonetics); and speech, language, and hearing. 1973-current.
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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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  • Museology and Conservation of Canada
    Information about museums, galleries, and heritage information in Canada and around the world. current.
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  • Oxford Reference Online
    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
    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 OpenCommons@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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