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Gale Literature Resource Center This link opens in a new window
Comprehensive database of poetry, drama and prose, literature journals, author biographies, topic overviews, and critical essays.
Oxford Reference Online This link opens in a new window
Full text dictionaries, encyclopedias, and subject reference works from Oxford University Press.
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Full text encyclopedias in all subject areas
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Scholarly, annotated listing of the most important and significant sources on social sciences and humanities subjects.
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