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Columbia Granger's world of poetry

Contains over 250,000 poems in full text and 450,000 citations, numbers that will continually expand with each update. The poems in full text are the most widely-read in the English language, as well as in Spanish, French, German, and Italian. Included also is poetry in Portuguese, Polish, Yiddish, Welsh, Gaelic, and other Celtic languages, as well as poems in the ancient languages: Anglo-Saxon, Provencal, and Latin. Indexes poetry in published anthologies, with citations providing poem title, author, publisher, subject(s), and a list of anthologies in which the selected poem appears; includes brief biographies of poets and some commentary

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From the beginning of recorded literature to the present day
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Full Text

Dictionary of literary biography

Presents systematically career biographies and criticisms of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods. Contains articles on literary authors from throughout the world

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From the beginning of recorded literature to the present day
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Full Text

Early European books

This resource traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-color, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources. It provides scholars with new ways of accessing and exploring all works printed in Europe before 1701, drawing together a diverse array of printed sources, regardless of language, as well as works published further afield. Developed and produced in close collaboration with scholars, rare book librarian, bibliographers, and other experts from the library world, this resource opens the door to some of the world's most significant collections of early printed books. The collection has been developed in partnership with The Royal Library – Det Kongelige Bibliotek (Copenhagen, Denmark), National Central Library in Florence – Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (Florence, Italy), The National Library – Koninklijke Bibliotheek (The Hague, The Netherlands), Wellcome Library (London, UK) and National Library of France - Bibliothèque nationale de France (Paris, France)

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Pre-1701
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Full Text

Gerritsen collection of Aletta H. Jacobs

Trace the history of women’s movements and feminism over four centuries of documents and journals and across multiple countries in Europe and North America in this one collection. Full-text of primary source documents, journals, and pamphlets, in 14 langages (primarily English, German, and French), it is possible to trace developments in a single country or across several countries. The Gerritsen Collection includes advice manuals, education and professional training, history, social conditions, social reform, legal status, women’s health, and women’s employment. Among the books are many biographies of women – full-length biographies and biographical sketch collections. Gerritsen also has an extensive section of early women’s periodicals from 1860 through the 1940’s. Quick or Advanced search features are available for the entire collection, with limits for books or periodicals only. Primary Source. ProQuest

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1543-1945
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Full Text

Historische Bibliographie online

Provides access to a German language index to largely German articles, books, and essays on historical subjects from all time periods. Publications indexed have publication dates from 1990 - 2010. Must enter search terms in German. Limits by time period, person, place (Erwaehnte Orte), title, and author. Allows Boolean and/or (und/oder) searching. Provides detailed coverage for Europe, Classical Rome and Greece, Egypt, Byzantium, Russia, Scandinavia, and the British Isles from pre- history to the present. Very good coverage of Asia, Africa, the Americas, Australia, and the Pacific Islands. Provides email and institutional links for authors indexed. Oldenborug Verlag

Date Coverage:
1990-past year
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Citations Only
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MLA directory of periodicals

Presents detailed information on more than 6,000 journals and book series in the areas of literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Most but not all are currently indexed in the MLA International Bibliography. The entries list editorial addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, e- mail addresses, frequency of publication, descriptions of the periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, subscription prices and addresses, advertising information, and submission guidelines

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Annual
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Full Text
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MLA international bibliography

Provides a subject, author, and title index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. MLA indexers review books, journals, and Web sites for material that relates to all forms of human communication. Coverage includes literature from all over the world--Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America. Folklore is represented by folk literature, music, art, rituals, and belief systems. Linguistics and language materials range from history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, stylistics, and syntax to translation. Other topics include literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), and history of printing and publishing. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1920 to present date
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Citation + BU Info Links

Oxford dictionaries

Searches comprehensive bilingual dictionaries for Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. Includes audio pronunciations, a subscription word-of-the-day feature, contextual grammar and usage notes, verb tables and cultural notes, and a variety of quizzes, lesson plans, and worksheets. The dictionaries can be searched using a pop-up virtual keyboard for Cyrillic or accented characters or using the Radical and Character Index to find and enter Chinese characters. Oxford University Press

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Continually updated
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Full Text

PressReader

Provides full text of an extensive number of current national and international newspapers. (As of August 2016, there were over 5000 newspapers from over 100 countries and in 60 languages.) The full text of the articles is searchable and the publications are browsable by country. The front page provides a collage of current stories that constantly change. When you select a newspaper, you can find a calendar which allows you to look at the past 60 days of that newspaper. Articles and areas of pages can be printed and also saved/sent to others. There are also mobile apps which allow you to access the newspapers on your phone or tablet

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60-day archive by newspaper
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Full Text
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Pronunciator

Provides interactive, self-paced language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages. This resource includes audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, intelligent flashcards, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis. Your web browser must have Flash installed and JavaScript enabled for full functionality

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N/A
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Multimedia