English & Foreign Languages


Research Databases


MLA International Bibliography

Produced by the Modern Language Association, the MLA International Bibliography provides access to scholarly research in over 3,000 journals and series, including records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.



JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources.


Project Muse

A leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community.


Humanities International Complete English

Provides full text to hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world including full text for more than 1,200 journals.



An inventory of publications in writing studies, including post-secondary composition, rhetoric, technical writing, ESL, and discourse analysis.


WAC Clearinghouse

The Writing Across the Curriculum Clearinghouse is an open-access, educational website supported by Colorado State University.


Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete contains full text, indexing and abstracts, monographs and reports from more than 13,000 publications.


Early English Books Online

Contains over 96,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475 - 1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700).



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International Medieval Bibliography

The International Medieval Bibliography provides a comprehensive, current bibliography of articles in journals and miscellany volumes.


Digital Archives of Literacy Narratives

A publicly available archive of personal literacy narratives in a variety of formats (text, video, audio) that together provide a historical record of the literacy practices and values of contributors.


Ethnic NewsWatch

Ethnic NewsWatch is a full-text collection of newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.


LexisNexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic provides access to 5,000 publications on a wide range of topics. Business resources also include company financials, SEC Filings and reports, directories, and accounting journals.


Background Sources


Oxford English Dictionary

Online version of the Oxford English Dictionary. Search for OED's definition of a word or phrase, etymologies and quotations.


Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.


Gale Literature Criticism Online

Full text access to Gale's Literature Criticism resources.


Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period

Contains 60 volumes of Romantic Poetry, extensive contemporary critical reviews, and material specially written by leading scholars.


Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 100,000 resources including full text articles, biographies, plot summaries, and book reviews.



LitFinder provides full-text poems, essays, plays, speeches, and short stories. Provided by Badgerlink.


Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)

DARE represents the full panoply of American regional vocabulary and has long been consulted by a wide range of scholars and lovers of language and regional nuance.