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  • 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.

  • Oxford English Dictionary   Online database

    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.

  • ProQuest Central   Online database

    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.

    Resource URL: ProQuest Central

  • Journals, books, and other resources in the fields of literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Also includes materials on film studies. 1926 to present.

  • Academic Video Online (AVON)   Online database

    Access over 70,000 videos with unlimited/simultaneous access across a wide range of subjects, platform includes 360/VR functionality.

  • The largest database of graduate dissertations and theses. Almost 5 million citations and over 2.6 million full-text works. Useful for literature reviews, in-depth scholarship and extensive bibliographies with citation links. Indexing 1637 to present; full-text 1743 to present. 

  • Inter-play   Online database

    An index to plays found in collections, anthologies and periodicals. Helpful when you can't find a play in OneSearch. The index is developed at Portland State University so NMU might not own all of the sources. Search OneSearch or Ask Us for assistance in locating a source.

    Resource URL: Inter-play

  • 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.

  • Literary Reference Center   Online database

    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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