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  1. Index to articles in 3000+ international journals as well as to selected books and other literature about modern language, literature, linguistics, and folklore.
  2. This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, at least 3,900 of which are peer-reviewed.

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  1. One thousand film scripts are indexed and organized to allow searching by scene, by character, by director, and more.
  2. Over 250 plays documenting the Asian American experience from the 18th century to the present.
  3. Over 1,200 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 150 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries.
  4. Monographs, speeches, essays, and interviews written by leaders from the black community.
  5. The immediate experiences of British and Irish women, as revealed in diaries and letters.
  6. Useful source for Canadian author biographies, book reviews, essays and literary criticism.
  7. This database focuses on literature and language periodicals covering Canada and Canadian issues.
  8. This database focuses on arts periodicals covering Canada and Canadian issues.
  9. Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database is an online database of over 400,000 book reviews and related information about children’s literature.
  10. A collection of original source material from British and European archives to enrich the teaching and research experience of those studying history, literature, sociology, education and cultural studies from a gendered perspective.
  11. Books & pamphlets on English and French Canada from first contact to late 19th century.
  12. Early English Books Online contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America.
  13. A multi-faceted collection of 17th- and 18th-century newspapers and periodicals supporting studies in Literature, the Theatre, the origins and rise of Romanticism, Politics, Revolution and Revellion, Social issues, Gender, Society Life, Religion and the influence of the Press.
  14. An encyclopaedia on mythology, folklore and magic, with 4300+ definitions of gods and goddesses, supernatural beings and legendary creatures and monsters from all over the world.
  15. English Historical Documents Online contains over 5,500 indexed and fully searchable British history primary documents from 500-1914. The sources include treaties, statutes, declarations, government and cabinet proceedings, military dispatches, orders, acts, sermons, newspaper articles, pamphlets, personal and official letters, diaries and more. Each section of documents and many of the documents themselves are accompanied by editorial commentary. The sources cover a wide spectrum of topics, from political and constitutional issues to social, economic, religious as well as cultural history.
  16. Full text databases that make available cohesive collections of editions, in both original language and in English translation, of seminal figures in the humanities and social sciences.
  17. The Internet Shakespeare Editions offers multiple ways of exploring Shakespeare’s plays and poems.
  18. Bibliography of articles covering all aspects of the European Middle Ages (400-1500) and Renaissance (1300-1700) in 260+ journals.
  19. An extensive collection of manuscript materials for the study of medieval travel writing in fact and in fantasy.
  20. Full text of over 100,000 pages of personal narratives by immigrants to North America, between 1840 and the present.
  21. 100,000+ pages of full text and images dating from 17th century to present day, providing biographies of Native North Americans.
  22. Comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of Canadian and American Theatre.
  23. 1,500 plays by women from the US and Canada.
  24. Full text of letters and diaries written by North American women from Colonial times to 1950.
  25. More than 250 plays and 100 video documentaries online in streaming video.
  26. Contains over 1000 plays, together with detailed information on theatres, production companies, and more.
  27. Index to articles in 9 different databases focusing on women, including Women Studies Abstracts, Women's Studies Database, and Women Studies Librarian. Covers 1972-present.
  28. Index to nearly 130,000 significant articles, books, reviews and other publications related to Shakespeare.

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