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References Resources:

Subject-Specific

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) (traces the historical development of English-language words)

Gale Literary Sources (a database covering mostly (but not exclusively) English-language literature and comprising all sorts of resources, including reference works, academic journals, book reviewing magazines, and even full-length monographs)

Bloom’s Literature (information on literature primarily from high school textbooks and academic books)

Short Story Index (locates short stories in anthologies and collections)

General

Credo Reference (articles from almost 900 reference works, such as subject-specific encyclopedias)

Britannica Academic Edition (a general encyclopedia aimed at college students)

Gale Virtual Reference Library (a small set of reference resources on various subjects)

Oxford Reference (almost 900 reference resources, such as subject-specific encyclopedias, in all subjects)

Biography in Context (information about notable people, both contemporary and historical, from a wide range of sources, such as biographical dictionaries, magazines, newspapers, and academic journals)

Books

Converse’s Mickel Library Catalog

Ebook Central (ProQuest) (over 200k academic books)

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) (over 130k academic books)

PASCAL Delivers (combined catalog for South Carolina’s college/university libraries)

WorldCat (combined catalog for most U.S. college, university, and public libraries)

Women Writers Online (complete transcriptions of texts published in English between 1526 and 1850)

E-book Database

Periodical Article Databases

Subject-Specific

MLA International Bibliography

Gale Literary Sources (a database covering mostly (but not exclusively) English-language literature and comprising all sorts of resources, including reference works, academic journals, book reviewing magazines, and even full-length monographs)

General

Academic Search Complete (one of the world’s largest databases of academic journals and magazines on all subjects)

JSTOR (non-current full-text articles in core academic journals in all subjects) (Arts and Sciences I, II, III, V, VII, VIII, and Music Collection)

Humanities Full Text (provides full-text articles from 300-ish core journals in history, religion, philosophy, literature, theatre, and film; provides citations to articles in another 400-ish journals)

Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega (magazine articles in all subjects)

Periodicals Available at Converse

Interlibrary Loan/PASCAL Delivers

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