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Full text access to three key resources--Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and Dictionary of Literary Biography--along with over 300 journals, a variety of other important reference works, and selected Web sites. 1991 to present.
Offers differing views on the latest social topics, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. Includes statistics and a wide variety of multimedia files (audio, video, images) on each topic.
ProQuest Central brings together databases across major subject areas including Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual Arts, History, Religion, and Philosophy. Also includes thousands of full-text newspapers from around the world.
In-depth, non-biased reports on political and social issues, with regular coverage of topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
Provides an impartial source for information on controversial topics addressed by Congress, the Supreme Court, and the United Nations.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words, past and present, from across the English-speaking world.
Journals, books, and other resources in the fields of literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Also includes materials on film studies. 1926 to present.
A full-text database that combines information from thousands of reference works, books, and literary journals. Content includes plot summaries, essays of literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, poems, short stories, and author interviews. Brought to you by the Library of Michigan via the Michigan eLibrary (https://mel.org).
A collection of full-text poetry and short stories, ranging in period from antiquity to the present, as well as biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques. Brought to you by the Library of Michigan via the Michigan eLibrary (https://mel.org).
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