The most important index covering literature, languages, linguistics, folklore, and film. Contains over 2.7 million records and annually indexes over 70,000 journal articles, books, Web sites, and dissertations. and other formats. Coverage from 1926 to the present.
Good source for coverage of Canadian authors and literature.
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Bibliographic records for works published between 1473 and 1800, principally in Britain and North America. Predominantly English language. Contains almost 460,000 records representing material held in the British Library and over 2,000 other libraries.
A bibliography comprised of secondary source material pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for books and journal material are included, as are citations for dissertation abstracts and essays in books.
Provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare.
A comprehensive source for discovering nineteenth-century books, periodicals, official documents, newspapers and archives. Provides access to the twelve most important finding aids for 19th century studies, including the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, Poole's Index to Periodical Literature, Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue and Palmer's Index to the Times of London.
Authoritative database provides indexing of more than 2,600 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955. Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) focusing on the 15th century forward, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more.
World's largest academic search engine providing free access to a full range of scholarly literature (ie. peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts, technical reports). Google Scholar sorts results by presenting "most relevant" citations first by using its PageRank algorithm (a measure of article popularity/value). The cited-by feature leads to other scholarly articles.