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Artemis Literary Sources
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

Magill On Literature and Authors
Critical analyses and plot summaries of the most studied works in the history of literature. Includes information on over 1,500 notable authors. Magill On Authors covers long and short fiction writers, poets, dramatists and philosophers.

Drama Online
Drama Online includes texts of over 1,200 plays from all periods and genres. Plays can be located by genre, period, theme, setting, cast size, roles, and more. Includes monologues, ensemble and one-person plays; comedies, tragedies, historical as well as contemporary content. Drama texts include material from student editions, scholarly works, the Arden Shakespeare Series, Methuen Drama, and Faber & Faber. Additional content includes scholarly notes, annotated texts, critical analysis, contextual information, reference works, performance and practitioner texts, acting and backstage guides.

Oxford Reference Online
Over 130 dictionaries and reference titles from a wide range of subjects. (Five maximum simultaneous users)

JSTOR
Back issues of over 300 scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines: African American Studies, African Studies, Anthropology, Archeology, Art and Architecture, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, Geography, History, Language & Literature, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Music, Middle East Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Slavic Studies, Sociology and Statistics.

Academic Search Premier, MasterFile Premier
Academic Search Premier and MasterFile Premier provide full text for over 6200 periodicals including full text for more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975.

Current Biography
More than 15,000 full text biographies and more than 9,400 obituaries from all of the volumes of Current Biography Yearbook, from 1940 to the present. The biographies are searchable by name, profession, title, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity, titles of works, date of birth, date of death, and keywords.

Communication and Mass Media Complete
A resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in any and all aspects of communication and mass media.

Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982
Comprehensive indexing of general-interest periodicals. Coverage includes the years 1890 through 1982.