English


Databases

* = MSL/UMS-funded
M = Mobile Site

Academic Search Complete
Provides full text for nearly 7,100 scholarly publications of which 6,000 are peer reviewed. Covers the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, more, 1990 on. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*, M)

 

Contemporary Authors
Biographical details on approximately 100,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Current writers, literary figures of the early 20th Century and world authors whose works have been translated are featured. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*)

Contemporary Literary Criticism
Biographical/critical introductions to major and new modern authors, full-text criticism of literary works, and suggestions for further research. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*)

JSTOR
JSTOR provides online access to back issues of core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, & sciences. The current 2-5 years are not included, but complete back runs are provided whenever possible.

Literature Resource Center
Includes: Twayne's Authors Series, Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism and Dictionary of Literary Biography. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*)

MLA Bibliography
The MLA International Bibliography, produced by the Modern Language Association, consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore and includes coverage from 1963 to the present. (M)

NoveList Plus
Adds a non-fiction option to Novelist. Included are all fiction content from the database Novelist and non-fiction titles for high school students to adults. It has Book Discussion Guides with questions and answers and suggestions for further reading; book cover images and first chapter excerpts; feature articles, and BookTalks. Covers fiction and nonfiction series. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*)

Oxford English Dictionary
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. As a historical dictionary, the OED is very different from those of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. You'll still find these in the OED, but you'll also find the history of individual words, and of the language. Every three months updates revise existing entries and add new words.

Project Muse
Provides full text of over 100 journals in the humanities and social sciences, including literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, & gender studies.

ProQuest Newstand
Full text of more than 500 U.S. and international news sources. Includes The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and the Times of London, plus hundreds of other news sources and news wires. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*)

ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central is a multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more. 


Catalogs

The following is a listing of selected subject headings relating to English. Each is a live link directly into the UNE Libraries catalog

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