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Databases

Academic Search Complete

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A comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database that includes full-text from thousands of peer-reviewed journals and citations from many more. State of Maine funded.

JSTOR

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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

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Includes: Twayne's Authors Series, Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism and Dictionary of Literary Biography. State of Maine funded.

MLA Bibliography

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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.

NoveList

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NoveList provides enhanced subject access to over 100,000 fiction titles. With NoveList, you can: Find fiction titles based on a favorite author, title, or description. Browse lists based on genre or awards. Search by subject heading, reviews and publishers. Read and use feature articles, book discussion guides, and book talks. State of Maine funded.

Oxford English Dictionary

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Widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is a historical dictionary, so is very different from those of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. The OED includes present-day meanings but also the history of individual words, and of the language.

Project Muse

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Provides full text of  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

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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. State of Maine funded.

ProQuest Central

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A multidisciplinary database,  over 160 subject areas are covered extensively including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology and the social sciences . 

RefWorks

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Web-based reference management tool to collect references from online databases, websites and other sources. Easily insert citations into papers and automatically format reference lists. Sharing tools for groups. RefWorks tutorials

 

Contact Info

For assistance with research on this topic, please contact Cadence Atchinson at catchinson@une.edu, (207) 602-2497.

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