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Electronic Databases for Arts & Humanities

Academic Search Premier - Type: Full Text

Description: The world's largest scholarly, multidiscipline full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. It offers critical information from many sources found in no other database.

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Acceda Noticias - Type: Full Text

Description: Provides convenient access to the complete electronic editions of Spanish-language newspapers published in major U.S. cities from Florida to California. It also includes current and archived full-text articles from other news sources from across Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Spain.

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Access Military, Government & Defense - Type: Full Text

Description: Offers extensive coverage of the Armed Forces and U.S. federal government, as well as military and defense news, issues, strategies, careers and lifestyles, pay and benefits, training, law, equipment, technology and much more.

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Access U.S. Newswires - Type: Full Text

Description: A full-text collection of current and archived articles offering unprecedented depth and breadth for research on many different topics.

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Agricola - Type: Full Text

Description: A Unified Hub for Information Covering All Aspects of Agriculture Containing bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, this source provides access to millions of citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, book chapters, theses and much more, all relating to the field of agriculture.

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Art Full Text (H.W. Wilson) - Type: Full Text

Description: More than simply a resource for art students and art historians, Art Full Text rounds out the research experience for those studying other fields, such as women’s, media or cultural studies; history; anthropology; industrial design; and other related areas of study. Researchers are able to track the careers of artists and review their materials and methods, and can find books by and about artists, as well as interviews, profiles and much more. Indexing of art reproductions provides examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists.

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Bartleby.com - Type: Full Text

Description: The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.

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Book Review Digest Retrospective: 1908-1982 (H.W. Wilson) - Type: Article Index

Description: Book Review Digest Retrospective is an index providing citations for book reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction published and/or distributed in the United States and Canada from 1905-1982.

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Clase and Periodica - Type: Article Index

Description: Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities

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Communication and Mass Media Complete - Type: Full Text

Description: CMMC indexes over 640 periodicals in the fields of communications, media, and related disciplines. In addition, full text for over 240 of these periodicals is available.

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Dictionary of Literary Biography - Type: Full Text

Description: Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.

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Dissertations & Theses: Full Text - Type: Full Text

Description: With more than 2.4 million entries, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. UMI offers over 2 million titles for purchase in microfilm or paper formats. More than 930,000 are available in PDF format for immediate free download, and an average of 2,000 new PDFs are added to the database each week.

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Duotrope's Digest - Type: Full Text

Description: A database of more than 2,500 literary markets, including a wealth of contemporary poetry and fiction journals. Includes tools such as deadline calendar and submission tracker. Updated weekly.

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Emporia State Institutional Repository Collection (ESIRC) - Type: Full Text

Description: The purpose of ESIRC is to collect, preserve and share a range of artifacts related to teaching, scholarship and cultural events at Emporia State University with the wider scholarly community and public.

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Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments Online - Type: Full Text

Description: Provides a complete examination of each of our nation's 27 Constitutional Amendments. From the prohibition of alcoholic beverages, to slavery, to the voting rights of women, this text illustrates how the US Constitution has changed since its ratification in 1789.

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European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 - Type: Article Index

Description: The authoritative bibliography is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide, and a valuable index for libraries, researchers and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. It was co-developed by John Alden and the Curator of European Books at The John Carter Brown Library, Dennis Landis. The John Carter Brown Library, founded in 1846, is a foremost repository of rare books and materials and is a center for advanced research in history and the humanities.

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Fuente Académica - Type: Full Text

Description: This database provides a collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain, covering all major subject areas and designed to make academic research readily accessible in PDF format. Users enjoy relevant search results due to detailed abstracts in multiple languages and EBSCO's comprehensive indexing of every article. Fuente Académica offers full text for more than 500 publications from 18 countries. Fuente Académica covers all major subject areas with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology.

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History Reference Center - Type: Full Text

Description: History Reference Center includes full text for more than 200 leading history periodicals, including American's Civil War, American Heritage, American Historical Review, American History, Archaeology, Aviation, British Heritage, Canada’s History, Civil War Times, Heritage New Zealand, International Journal of Korean History, Military History, Teaching History, African Studies Quarterly, Ancient Egypt Magazine, American Indian Quarterly, Arab Studies Quarterly, Australian Aboriginal Studies, Australian Historical Studies, Chinese Studies in History, Early Medieval Europe, Family & Community History, Historical Research, Jewish History, Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies, Journal of Pacific Studies, Muslim World, Russian Studies in History, Women’s History Review, Middle East Journal and more.

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In The First Person - Type: Article Index

Description: An index to letters, diaries, oral histories and personal narratives.

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JSTOR - Type: Full Text

Description: Archive and fulltext of scholarly journals in a variety of subject areas. Each journal begins with the first issue. Has a moving wall of 3-5 years.

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Kansas Historic Newspapers - Type: Full Text

Description: The Kansas Historical Society has partnered with Newspapers.com and Ancestry.com to allow Kansans free online access to select KSHS collections, including historic Kansas newspapers, documents and public records. Must sign in with a valid KS driver’s license or state ID number.

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Kansas Memory (Kansas Historical Society) - Type: Full Text

Description: Kansas Memory has been created by the Kansas State Historical Society to share its historical collections via the Internet. It supports the mission of the Society--to identify, collect, preserve, interpret, and disseminate materials and information pertaining to Kansas history in order to assist the public in understanding, appreciating, and caring for the heritage of Kansas. Kansas Memory provides a very tangible means of fulfilling the vision of the KSHS, which is to enrich people's lives by connecting them to the past.The value of the site is in its rich content?letters, diaries, photographs, government records from the State Archives, maps, museum artifacts, and historic structures in Kansas.

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Literary Reference Center - Type: Full Text

Description: This comprehensive, full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, professors, and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.

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Literature Criticism Online - Type: Full Text

Description: This resource offers full-text access to current volumes of Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Drama Criticism, and Children's Literature Review. Each literary criticism set represents a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres.

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Military & Government Collection - Type: Full Text

Description: Designed to offer current news through a collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs for all branches of the military and government. This collection provides full text for hundreds journals and periodicals. The database also offers indexing and abstracts for hundreds of journals.

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MLA Directory of Periodicals - Type: Article Index

Description: The MLA Directory of Periodicals contains information available on the journals and series that are covered in the MLA International Bibliography database.

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MLA International Bibliography - Type: Article Index

Description: This database is a classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore and linguistics which has been compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1926. The electronic version includes the Bibliography's entire print run and currently contains more than 2 million records.

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Oxford Art Online - Type: Full Text

Description: The most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day.

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Oxford English Dictionary (OED) - Type: Full Text

Description: The Oxford English Dictionary is the most comprehensive dictionary of the English language. It traces the development of English from approximately 1150 AD up to the present day. Most entries contain information on all of the following: spelling, pronunciation, derivation, meaning, and usage.

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Oxford Music Online - Type: Full Text

Description: Oxford Music Online is a new gateway that offers users the ability, for the first time ever, to access and cross-search the vast resources of Oxford's music reference in one location. The cornerstone of Oxford Music Online, Grove Music Online, has been completely redesigned with a number of functional enhancements and new content.

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Oxford Reference Premium - Type: Full Text

Description: Oxford Reference Online brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource.

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Philosopher's Index - Type: Article Index

Description: This bibliographic database offers informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature covered goes back to 1940 and includes journal articles, books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology and book reviews.

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Religion and Philosophy Collection - Type: Full Text

Description: This resource is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies, providing a comprehensive full-text source of content as it pertains to the topics related to and discussed in disciplines of religion and philosophy. With hundreds of full-text, scholarly journals, this resource provides an in-depth collection of resources covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies and more. Content includes hundreds of peer-reviewed magazines and journals with coverage spanning over 100 years.

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