Subject: Arts and Humanities, English and American Literature
17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers 1600 1800 [Electronic Journals Collection]
The most important and comprehensive collection of early English-language newspapers, dating from 1603. A full-text digital archive of nearly 1,270 newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets, and broadsides collected by the Reverend Doctor Charles Burney (1757-1817), preserved and augmented by the British Library.
19th Century British Library Newspapers 1800 1900 [Electronic Journals Collection]
Complete runs of 48 newspapers specially selected to best represent 19th Century Britain: London's national and regional newspapers; those from established country or university towns as well as the new industrial centers of the Midlands; and from Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection.
Academic OneFile [Electronic Journals Collection]
Academic OneFile has over 8,000 peer-reviewed journals, the majority in full-text, from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Full text articles are available in both PDF and HTML. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.
ACLS Humanities E-Book [Indexes and Abstracts]
A collection of scholarly e-books in the Humanities. Strongest in history, the collection also includes works in Art History, Folklore, Literature, Musicology, Philosophy, and Religion.
African-American Poetry 1760 1900 [Indexes and Abstracts]
Nearly 3,000 poems written by African-American poets in the late 18th and 19th centuries.
America's Historical Newspapers 1690-1922 [Indexes and Abstracts]
Includes Early American Newspapers series 1 through 7, 1690-1922, and Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980. Series 1 (1690 - 1876) provides images and full-text content access to historic newspapers listed in Clarence Brigham's authoritative bibliography and in additional subsequent bibliographies. Series 2 (1758 - 1900) focuses on the 18th- and 19th-century newspapers. Series 3 (1829 - 1922) focuses on the 19th- and 20th-century newspapers including Civil War, Reconstruction, the Progressive Era and beyond. Series 4 (1756 - 1922); Series 5 (1777 - 1922); Series 6 (1741 - 1922); Series 7 (1773 - 1922)
American Broadsides and Ephemera [Indexes and Abstracts]
Broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900, and ephemera printed between 1760 and 1900.
American Poetry [Indexes and Abstracts]
Over 40,000 poems by more than 200 American poets from the Colonial period to the early 20th century.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 1975 [Indexes and Abstracts]
Institute for Scientific Information. Provides author, subject and citation access to journal articles and book reviews in the arts and humanities. Coverage from 1975. Part of Web of Science.
Black Literature, 1827-1940: Index. [CD Rom]
Request at Tisch Reference Desk Index to the microfiche collection of the same title, which reproduces articles originally published in newspapers and periodicals between 1827 and 1940.
Cambridge Journals Online [Electronic Journals Collection]
Provides full text for over 100 journals in the humanities, sciences and social sciences.
Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections [Indexes and Abstracts]
Access to African American Poetry, American Poetry, The Bible in English, Editions & Adaptations of Shakespeare, and Twentieth-Century American Poetry.
Contemporary Literary Criticism-Select [Indexes and Abstracts]
CLC-Select is an extensive collection of critical essays on contemporary authors. Each CLC-Select entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, listing of principal works, and sources for further study.
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online [Indexes and Abstracts]
Provides nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
Early American Imprints I, Evans: 1639-1800 [Indexes and Abstracts]
An online collection reproducing every extant book, pamphlet, and broadside published in America from 1639 to 1819 - the complete printed, non-serial source materials of American culture for the 17th and 18th centuries. Covers titles in the Evans and Shaw-Shoemaker bibliographies. Available also in microform: TISCH MICROFORMS F700.
Early American Imprints II: Shaw Shoemaker, 1801-1819 [Indexes and Abstracts]
Books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints listed in the distinguished bibliography by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker
Early English Books Online [Indexes and Abstracts]
Over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661), comprising all known English language books from the beginning of printing to 1700.
Editions & Adaptations of Shakespeare [Indexes and Abstracts]
Eleven major editions from the First Folio to the Cambridge edition of 1863-6, 24 separate contemporary printings of individual plays, selected apocrypha and related works and more than 100 adaptations, sequels and burlesques from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online 1701 1800 [Indexes and Abstracts]
ECCO aims to deliver every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in Great Britain during the Eighteenth Century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas: books, directories, Bibles, scientific treatises, almanacs, laws, court cases, sheet music, sermons, advertisements, speeches, handbills, parish registers, pool books, cookbooks, etc.
Electronic Beowulf [e-book]
Image-based edition of the great Old English poem surviving in the British Library in a composite codex known as Cotton Ms. Vitellius A. xv.
Essay and General Literature Index Indexing 1985 - [Indexes and Abstracts]
Cites over 300,000 essays and indexes single and multi-author collections, plus selected annuals and serials. Also includes publications from the United States, Canada and Great Britain.
Expanded Academic ASAP [Indexes and Abstracts]
Articles from more than 1,500 scholarly, trade, and general-interest publications, including national news and commentary. Coverage is from 1980 to current and is updated daily. Some full text is available.
Granger's World of Poetry [CD Rom]
Request at Tisch reference desk Incorporates Granger's Index to Poetry, Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry, Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry, and Columbia Granger's Guide to Poetry Anthologies.
International Medieval Bibliography Online 1967 - [Indexes and Abstracts]
Brepols, 1967- An international index to medieval topics (400-1500) in literature, language, history, archaeology, art, music, theater, Arabic and Islamic studies, and religion and philosophy. IMB covers 4,500 journals and over 5,000 miscellany volumes in 30 languages.
Iter: Bibliography [Indexes and Abstracts]
An index of interdisciplinary journal literature on the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Includes citations for articles, books, bibliographies, catalogs, abstracts, and discographies.
JSTOR [Electronic Journals Collection]
JSTOR includes scholarship published in more than 1,400 of the highest-quality academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.
MLA International Bibliography [Indexes and Abstracts]
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.
Project Muse [Electronic Journals Collection]
Provides electronic access to the full text of Johns Hopkins University Press' 40+ scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
Short Story Index Indexing 1984+, "select" Full Text 1994+ [Indexes and Abstracts]
Index to short stories from a variety of magazines. Indexing from 1915-present; "select" full-text from 1994. Entries feature links to other works by the author and other stories in the source collection.
TLS Historical Archive 1902 - 1990 [Indexes and Abstracts]
Index and full text, 1902-1990. Names of contributors, anonymous through 1974, have been restored wherever possible.
Twentieth Century American Poetry [Indexes and Abstracts]
Provides full-text access to approximately 50,000 poems by over 300 American poets. Search by author, keyword, title, first line, dates, publisher, gender, or literary movement.
Women Writers Online - 1850 [Indexes and Abstracts]
A full-text collection of works written by women, in English or in English translation, before 1850.
World Shakespeare Bibliography 1971 - [Indexes and Abstracts]
Provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced since 1971.