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  1. Citations to scholarly literature in linguistics, modern languages, folklore, literary theory & criticism, and dramatic arts; historical aspects of printing and publishing, rhetoric and composition; and, the theory and practice of teaching language and literature.
  2. An archival collection of scholarly journals mainly in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Subject coverage includes: African American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Botany & Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, General Science, History, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology and Statistics.
  3. Full-text access to academic and popular commentary published in broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopaedias, books, and periodicals from 1400 - present.
  4. Humanities and social sciences peer-reviewed academic journals and ebooks from university presses and scholarly societies world-wide.

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  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. Articles published in over 350 English-language periodicals. Topics include: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Communications, Community Health, Economics, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Planning & Public Administration, Religion & Theology, Minority Studies, Performing Arts, Psychology, Philosophy, Political Science, Urban Studies etc.
  3. Citation information for over 1.3 million books, book reviews, dissertations, essays, and journal articles about the time period 400 1700 CE; a finding list of Renaissance humanistic manuscripts (Iter Italicum); an iconographic index of baptismal fonts (Baptisteria Sacra Index).to Medieval and Renaissance journals and books.
  4. Novels, short stories, poetry and plays (19th century - present) representing Chicano culture and various ethnicities of Latin American writers working in the United States. Supplementary material linked to the texts include playbills and performance material, poetry readings, performance flyers, book covers and photographs, performance recordings, and photographs.
  5. Biographies of major and minor writers in world literature; descriptive-critical analyses of works of interest; a variety of descriptive and critical essays on literary, cultural and historical matters; author life-chronologies; critical bibliographies.
  6. Provides definitions, etymological analysis, variant spellings, and pronunciations using IPA for words from across the English speaking world.
  7. Annotated entries for all important material about Shakespeare published or produced from 1964-early 2005. Includes: books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials.
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