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Biblioteca virtual Miguel de Cervantes

Provides access to a digital library project (hosted and maintained by the University of Alicante in Alicante, Spain) that comprises the largest open-access repository of digitized Spanish-language historical texts and literature from the Ibero-American world. Contains over 30, 000 works of the most significant authors in Spanish and Latin American literary history. As well as literary works, author biographies, and links to secondary materials, the library features academic theses, readings of literary works, scholarly journals, and much more

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Ciao

Provides access to scholarship in the area of international affairs. Includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, case studies, books, journals, and policy briefs. Provides an interactive world atlas that links to country reports from the Economist Intelligence Unit. Updated monthly

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1991 - present
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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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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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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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Digitalia

Digitalia is a database of Hispanic ebooks and ejournals offering broad access to high-quality content in the Spanish Language from the most renowned Spanish and Latin American Publishing Houses. Baylor subscribes to the Social and Humanities collection, which includes ebooks only in the subjects of Art, Film Study, History, Language & Linguistics, Literature, Architecture, Political Affairs, Religion, Philosophy, and Social science

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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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Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Provides information and selected publications, including statistical, on the activities and policies related to economic and social development of 44 member states

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Environment complete (EBSCO)

Indexes domestic and international titles going back to 1888, covering agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, environmental law, environmental technology, geography, marine and freshwater science, natural resources, pollution and waste management, public policy, renewable energy resources, social impacts, and urban planning. Provides full text for more than 190 monographs and for the conference papers of the North American Association of Environmental Education. Searchable using author, keyword, title, geographic terms, people, NAICS, company, etc. EBSCOhost

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1888 to present
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Fuente Academica (EBSCO)

Indexes and provides full text for over 500 selected scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. While many subject areas are covered, there is a particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion, and sociology

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1960s - present
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Gale Artemis. Literary sources

Provides a single search site for seven different and very useful full-text resources in literature covering biography and criticism of major authors and literary works from classical Greek and Roman literature to contemporary works; all languages and most countries are represented. Among the individual titles included are: Contemporary Authors (biographical information and lists of published works), Dictionary of Literary Biography (in- depth essays on an author’s life and influences, and his/ her works), Literature Criticism Online (excerpts from critical essays and reviews of major works from poetry, drama, prose, and short story, and children’s literature), the Scribner Writers Series and the Twayne’s Authors Series (which provide in-depth book-length studies of an author and her works), Something About the Author (information on children’s authors and illustrators), and other sources with briefer information. Search all titles at once or select individual title(s) via a checkbox. Simple keyword search or advanced search by author, specific work, and subject. Limits by document type (article, book, etc.), language of publication, and date. GALE

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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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Johns Hopkins guide to literary theory & criticism

Presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements. Includes almost 300 alphabetically arranged entries and subentries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods. Updated annually

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JSTOR

Provides online access to important scholarly journals and books in many different disciplines. For journals, JSTOR mainly serves an archival function; it contains recent issues for some titles, but for most titles the available issues are two years old or more. Can be searched by author, title, or keyword, with limits available for discipline, dates, language, type of publication, and publication title. No subject access is provided, so use other databases for subject searching

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19th - 21st centuries
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MedicLatina (EBSCO)

Provides access to full text for peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish. The majority of full-text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. A wide range of topics are covered including neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology. Searchable by keyword, author, title, etc. EBSCOhost

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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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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

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1920 to present date
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Oxford bibliographies. Latin American studies

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on Latin American studies. Introductory essay provides a review of current research trends and issues. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies

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Oxford bibliographies. Latino studies

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on Latino studies and the Hispanic minority in the United States. Introductory essay provides a review of current research trends and issues. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies

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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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Play index

Indexes more than 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present; includes mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama. Searchable by title, author, subject, style, genre, cast type, and more. All master records contain a link to the results of an Internet metasearch of specially selected Web sites to link to full text, criticism, and other useful information. Provides the full publication details needed to locate the play in its published manifestations. For plays published separately, the publisher, date, pagination, ISBN, and LC number are given. Plays in collections link to full bibliographic information. H. W. Wilson

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Antiquity to the present day
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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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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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Scribner writers series

Includes full-text articles on writers and literary genres drawn from 13 Scribner print series. Among the sets included are Latin America Writers, European Writers, British Writers, American Writers, Writers for Children, Science Fiction Writers, Mystery and Suspense Writers, and African Writers. Each signed article was written by a noted scholar and concludes with a bibliography of primary and secondary sources for further study. Scribner

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From the beginning of recorded literature to the present day
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Short story index retrospective

Provides a bibliographic index of short stories written in or translated into English that have appeared in collections and selected periodicals from1915 to 1984. In- depth subject indexing helps to find stories by topics and themes, genres, people, and locales of where the story takes place. Links are provided to the full text of some short stories from the HathiTrust digital library. A separate database, Short Story Index, picks up the coverage in 1984 and continues to the present date. (H. W. Wilson). EBSCO

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1915 to 1984
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Teatro español del siglo de oro

Contains the full text of the earliest available editions of the most important plays of the Spanish Golden Age (1500-1700). More than 800 plays by 16 dramatists are included with associated texts, stage directions, and front matter. The entire text of each play is included. You can browse the complete list of dramas in the database and then select any work for display, starting at the beginning or going directly to a particular act and scene. You can also browse indexes of authors and titles. The interface is available in both English and Spanish. Chadwyck-Healey

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16th C.-17th C
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Web of science. SciELO citation index

Indexes scholarly literature in the agricultural sciences, social science, biological sciences, engineering, earth sciences, health sciences, linguistics, mathematics, and physics published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Venezuela

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1997 to present
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World Health Organization

Provides information, publications, data, and statistics on global health matters within the work of the United Nations. Includes information on health topics, news on disease outbreaks and emergencies & disasters, and information on WHO initiatives

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