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Academic OneFile Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Indexes over 12,000 journals and reference sources in all subjects, with text from 5,913 publications.  Includes transcripts and audio of NPR (National Public Radio) programs.

Note: full text of over 5,900 journals

Aristotle Bibliography Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Bibliography of  more than 50,000 books, articles, book reviews, and disserations dealing with Aristotle and related topics from 1900 to the present.
Note: citations since 1900

Black Drama Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
Includes 1,462 plays by 233 playwrights.  Includes information about productions, theaters, theater companies, playbills, photographs, and more.

Note: 1,462 plays and more

Books in Print Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Books in and out of print in all languages from publishers around the world.

Note: books in all languages from around the world

Cambridge Histories Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 250 Cambridge University Press reference works published since 1960. In addition to history, these titles cover economics, the history of science, the history of the book, language and linguistics, literature, music, philosophy, political and social theory, religion, theatre and performing arts, and warfare.
Note: 250 reference works

Center for Research Libraries Online Catalog Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
The Center for Research Libraries acquires and preserves newspapers, journals, documents, archives, and other traditional and digital resources from a global network of sources. Most of the materials acquired are from outside the United States, and many are from the emerging regions of the world: Africa,  the Middle East, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Latin America. CRL provides students, faculty, and other researchers liberal access to these rich source materials through interlibrary loan and electronic delivery. CRL loan and electronic delivery services are designed to support major research projects, the production of scholarly monographs and studies, dissertations, and graduate and advanced undergraduate seminars. 
Note: catalog of international research resources

Defining Gender, 1450-1910 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains audio
The Graduate Centert has a trial through October 21 to this collection of manuscripts, printed works and illustrations from British and European archives.

Note: trial ends Oct. 20

ebrary Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Approximately 68,000 electronic books in all disciplines from such publishers as BIOS Scientific Publishers, Brill Academic Publishers, Brookings Institution,Cambridge University Press, Columbia University Press, Cornell University Press,Greenwood Press, Harvard University Press, John Wiley, Johns Hopkins University Press, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Manchester University Press, MIT Press, Oxford University Press, Palgrave-Macmillan, Princeton University Press, Random House, Springer, Stanford University Press, University of California Press, University of Chicago Press, World Bank, and Yale University Press. Guide

You can also search the catalog to see if a title is available with ebrary.


Note: 68,000 scholarly books

Eighteenth Century Journals Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains audio
The Graduate Center has a trial through October 20 to this collection of British periodicals published from 1685 to 1815.

Note: trial ends Oct. 20

EndNote Web Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
This online companion to EndNote allows citation gathering from anywhere. Generates footnotes and bibliographies in any writing style; manages citations and notes in a private library. Complements Endnote on your desktop; allows shared access to your citations. Access limited to Graduate Center affiliates. Endnote tutorials and online classes. Endnote help sheets.
Note: online citation management

Fiction Connection Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Books in Print database for finding fiction by topic, genre, setting, character, location, and time.

Note: fiction by topic, genre, etc.

Gale News Vault Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
The Graduate Center has a trial through October 13 to the archives of several British newspapers from the seventeenth century to the present and to nineteenth-century American newspapers.  Includes the Times Literary Supplement and the Financial Times.  Can be searched with the Economist and the London Illustrated News.

Note: trial ends Oct. 13

General OneFile Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Indexes over 12,000 periodicals, newspapers, reference books, and multimedia sources, with full text from 7,670 publications.

Note: full text of over 7,600 publications

Illustrated London News Historical Archive Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
The Graduate Center has a trial through October 13 to the archive of the newspaper published from 1842 to 2003..  Includes color images.

Note: trial ends Oct. 13

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Almost 300 entries on critics, theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.  Updated annually.

Note: full text of reference work

LexisNexis Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full-text news, business, and legal, and database with access to over 12,000 sources. Offers 1,639 news sources from around the world, including most of the world's major English-language newspapers, including The New York Times since June 1, 1980, and Chronicle of Higher Education since September 1997. It also includes many non-English language newspaper titles, as well as scholarly journals, trade journals, popular magazines, sources for legislation statues and codes, scientific and medical publications, and news blogs. Database Guide (PDF)


Note: news, business, and legal database

Literary Manuscripts Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
The Graduate Center has a trial through October 20 to this collection of manuscripts by nineteenth-century British writers drawn from the Berg Collection of the New York Public Library.

Note: trial ends Oct. 20

Manuscript: Women's Letters and Diaries Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Over 69,000 pages of personal writings by American women from the eighteenth, ninteeenth, and twentieth centuries.  From the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society.

Note: over 69,000 pages

Oxford Bibliographies Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Bibliographies in Atlantic history, biblical studies, Buddhism, the classics, Hinduism, international relations, medieval studies, philosophy, public health, the Renaissance and Reformation, social work, and Victorian literature.  The bibliographies are drawn from books, journals, and internet resources.

Note: humanities and social sciences bibliographies

Oxford Journals Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Includes the text of 262 Oxford University Press journals from 1996 to the present.  Use the database's advanced search function to search by author, article titles, or journal or by year.  Although content prior to 1996 may be searched, the Graduate Center has access only to text from 1996 to the present.

Note: 262 journals from 1996 to present

Scribner Writers Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Reference works about American and British writers.  May be searched independently or within Gale Virtual Reference Library or Literature Resources from Gale.

Note: American and British writers

Victorian Popular Culture Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
The Graduate Center has a trial through October 20 to this collection of documents and images dealing with Victorian popular culture in Great Britain and the United States.

Note: trial ends Oct. 20

19th Century Masterfile Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Also known as Poole's Plus, this database includes over eight million citations to periodical articles, books, patents, and American and British government documents before 1925.
Note: index of documents before 1925

Academic Search Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
Interdisciplinary full-text database. Full text of over 8,700 journals, including 7.600 peer-reviewed journals, with indexing for another 4,000 titles.   While full text is available as far back as 1887 for a few titles, the text of most titles is available only for the past decade or two.  Also includes the text of books, conference papers, conference proceedings, and educational reports. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: text from over 8,700 journals in all disciplines

Arts & Humanities Citation Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Part of Web of Science, this database finds bibliographic citations, abstracts, cited references, and the number of times cited for articles from 1,160 international journals in the arts and humanities since 1975 as well as relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journal. Approximately 2,300 new records containing 15,525 new references are added each week. To search only this portion of Web of Science, scroll to bottom of search screen and check only Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Scopus is a similar citation index emphasizing the sciences and social sciences, with some humanities coverage.
Note: cited references since 1975

ARTstor Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Resource contains images
Nearly one million images of art and architecture. Online help.
Note: one million images

Bibliography of English Women Writers 1500-1640 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Primary and secondary sources, as well as manuscript locations, for 180 women writers. Includes bibliographies, catalogs, contextual studies, reference works, essay anthologies, special issues of journals, genre studies, handbooks and pedagogical tools, compilations containing texts, and dissertations.
Note: primary and secondary sources

Biography Reference Bank Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Biographical information about over 550,000 people. Includes 380,000 periodical articles and more than 36,000 images. Over 80,00 profiles from reference works published by Garland, Greenwood, Harvard University Press, Houghton Mifflin, Oryx, Oxford University Press, and H. W. Wilson. There are 5,000 biographies from the 2004 edition of the American National Biography. A complete list of such sources is available.
Note: 550,000 biographies

Black Thought and Culture: African Americans from Colonial Times to the Present Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Over 100,000 pages of monographs, essays, speeches, letters, and interviews. The 1,100 figures covered, when the database is complete, will include James Baldwin, Amiri Baraka, Ralph Bunche, Angela Davis, Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Ralph Ellison, Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Thurgood Marshall, Huey Newton, Jackie Robinson, Paul Robeson, Bobby Seale, Booker T. Washington, Cornel West, and Richard Wright.
Note: monographs, essays, etc.

Book Review Digest Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Provides excerpts from reviews of fiction and nonfiction in the humanities, social sciences, general sciences, and popular topics published in English since 1983. Full text from a core of 45 periodicals, with additional text from other Wilson databases. Textbooks, government publications, and technical books in law and the sciences are not included. Also see Finding Book Reviews.
Note: excerpts from reviews

Chicago Manual of Style Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 15th edition available online to GC affiliates only. Includes quick guide, questions and answers, and additional tools.
Note: text of 15th ed.

Chronicle of Higher Education Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
All issues from September 1989 to the present.
Note: 1989 to present

Cinema Image Gallery Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Resource contains images
200,000 images from the Kobal Collection. Includes film and television stills, on-set shots of actors and directors, set and costume designs, posters, etc.
Note: 200,000 film images

Communication and Mass Media Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Includes the full text of over 325 journals in communications and media, as well as citations from several hundred additional titles. To determine its usefulness for a wide range of topics in the humanities and social sciences, consult the publications list within the database.
Note: over 325 journals

Digital Dissertations/Abstracts and Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Indexes two-million dissertations from over one-thousand institutions, with citations from 1861-1980 and abstracts from 1980+. Includes the full text of most CUNY dissertations and post-1997 dissertations from other institutions. Database Guide (PDF)


Note: citations, abstracts, recent text

Directory of Open Access Journals Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Over 3,200 online journals arranged by subject. Supported by SPARC and the Open Society Institute.
Note: free full-text journals

Early English Books Online (EEBO) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
Scanned images of the text of over 118,500 books published in English between 1473 and 1700. Information about resizing text, printing multiple pages, and citing EEBO titles is available.
Note: 118,500 books

Eighteenth Century Collection Online (ECCO) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
ECCO offers every page of 150,000 books published during the eighteenth century in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Latin, Spanish, and Welsh. In addition to searches by author, title, and publisher, these books may be searched by individual categories such as fine arts, history and geography, law, literature and language, medicine, science, and technology, religion and philosophy, social sciences, general reference, or a combination of two or more subjects. Illustrated works may be searched by cartoon, map, music, portrait, etc. ECCO may also be browsed by author and title.
Note: over 150,000 books

EndNote Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Citation software licensed for CUNY Graduate Center affiliates to download and install on PC or Mac desktops. Generates footnotes and bibliographies in any writing style; manages citations and notes in a private library. Endnote tutorials and online classesEndnote help sheets.
Note: GC users download free

English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) Unrestricted Resource
The British Library provides free access to records of over 460,000 items published in English between 1473 and 1800.
Note: free access

Essay & General Literature Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Contains citations to essays in collections of mostly scholarly works and miscellaneous works published since 1984 in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. More than 300 volumes are indexed annually. While there are no abstracts, complete contents of the volumes are listed. An extremely useful resource for all disciplines because it indexes sources not covered elsewhere.
Note: indexes essay collections

Film Literature Index Unrestricted Resource
Indexes all the content of 150 film and television journals from 30 countries and selectively indexes 200 additional periodicals. Includes 700,000 citations of articles, film reviews, and book reviews from 1976-2001. This resource is not being updated. Also see Searching for DVDs and Videocassettes in CUNY+.
Note: free 1976-2001 index

Gale Virtual Reference Library Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 275 reference books published by Gale, Brill Academic, Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Greenwood, Sage, Salem Press, Wiley, and others.  Titles include American Civil War Reference Library, Ancient Europe, 8000 BC to AD 1000, Encyclopedia of Aging, Encyclopedia of American Religions, Encyclopedia of Case Study Research, Encyclopedia of Gender and Society, Encyclopedia of Urban Studies, Encyclopedia of World Biography, Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, Magill's Survey of World Literature, Vietnam War Reference Library; World Education Encyclopedia.
Note: 275 reference books

Humanities Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Includes abstracts of articles published in English from 1984 to the present in all fields of the humanities. Includes text from 287 periodicals.
Note: indexes journals since 1984

Humanities International Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Indexes over 2,100 humanities sources, including journals, books, and reference works, with full text of 890 journals. In addition to articles and reviews, the database provides abstracts of fiction, poetry, photographs, and drawings.
Note: 890 journals

In the First Person: An Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories, and Personal Narratives Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Index to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in libraries and other repositories around the world.
Note: index to repositories

Iter Bibliography Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Indexes 1,707 journals published since 1784, over 96,000 books, over 190,000 essays from over 7,300 books, and over 1,500 dissertations since 1990 about the middle ages and renaissance. Bibliography contains more than 1,010,000 records. Find it! does not work with this resource. To see possible links to full text in Iter Bibliography, select the Full Details of a record and then the Check for full text box.
Note: secondary medieval and renaissance bibliography

Iter Italicum Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Bibliography of previously uncatalogued or incompletely cataloged Renaissance humanistic manuscripts found in libraries and collections all over the world. Originally published in six volumes between 1963 and 1992.
Note: bibliography of Renaissance manuscripts

Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Graduate Center's subscription includes Iter Bibliography, Iter Italicum, Milton Bibliography, the journals Early Theatre and Renaissance and Reformation, and the forthcoming Bibliography of English Women Writers, 1500-1640 and Baptisteria Sacra. Find it! does not work with these resources. To see possible links to full text in Iter Bibliography, select the Full Details of a record and then the Check for full text box.
Note: bibliographies

JSTOR Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
The Arts and Sciences I-IX collections of JSTOR offer the full text of 1,729 scholarly journals including African studies, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, classical studies, ecology, economics, education, feminist and women's studies, film studies,  folklore, geography, history, , language,  literature,  Middle East studies, music, performing arts, philosophy, religion, sociology.  Coverage begins with the first issue of almost every journal and continues through varying periods within the last five years. Click here for a list of the journals by subject and the available dates. Click here for an alphabetical list. Using JSTOR with such citation-management tools as EndNote and RefWorks requires creating a MyJSTOR account. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: 1,729 scholarly journals

Literary Market Place Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Directory of American, Canadian, and international publishers. Library no longer subscribes to print edition.
Note: directory of publishers

Literature Resources from Gale Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
MLA International Bibliography, as well as more than 10,000 bio-critical essays from Dictionary of Literary Biography; biographical information about over 130,000 writers from Contemporary Authors; all entries from Contemporary Literary Criticism since volume 95 and complete profiles of more than 200 of the most studied authors from previous editions of CLC; the Scribner Writers Series of 15-to-20-page essays about over 1,600 writers and literary genres; and the full text of 600 books from Twayne's Author Series. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: MLA, biographies, and criticism

LLBA: Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Bibliographic citations from over 1,500 linguistic and language periodicals from 1973 to the present. A detailed description of LLBA is available. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: indexes 1,500 journals

Milton Bibliography Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
This bibliography tries to bring together all manuscripts and editions of John Milton's works and all studies and critical statements concerning his life and works, all allusions and quotations, and all significant imitations during the years 1624-1799.
Note: primary and second sources, 1624-1799

MLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
MLA, available through Gale's Literature Resource Center, indexes over 3,000 periodicals dealing with literature, language, linguistics, folklore, and popular culture from 1926 to the present. MLA includes the full text from recent issues of 141 journals. Database Guide (PDF)



Note: literature & language index

Multi-Database Search Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available Resource contains images
This resource allows the simultaneous searching of all the full-text and bibliographic databases to which all of CUNY subscribes and all EBSCO databses, as well as the CUNY+ Online Catalog. It does not include the resources to which the Graduate Center subscribes separately. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: Search all CUNY-wide electronic resources simultaneously

NetLibrary Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
NetLibrary hosts a collection of 2,594 recent scholarly titles as electronic books. These titles represent all disciplines and are aimed at both undergraduate and graduate research needs. While all of CUNY shares a core of NetLibrary titles, several campuses, including the Graduate Center, have purchased additional titles. NetLibrary also provides access to over 3,400 public-domain titles. While no title list is provided within NetLibrary, one can be created by going to CUNY+, limiting the search to the Graduate Center, and performing the keyword search netlibrary. To use NetLibrary from home, you must first connect to the site on any CUNY campus and click on Create a free account. Accounts can also be created by connecting to NetLibrary remotely. Titles may be checked out for only twenty-four hours. Student accounts are purged at the end of each spring semester, necessitating creating new accounts. This brief guide may also be helpful. Several CUNY campuses own NetLibrary titles not available to Graduate Center affiliates. Mac users must download a free PDF browser plug-in for off-campus use. New York Public Library Electronic books are also available from New York Public Library. Links to numerous sources of public-domain books can be found at The Online Books Page. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: 2,800+ scholarly books

New York Public Library Electronic Resources in Literature Unrestricted Resource
Resources available at NYPL's Humanities and Social Sciences Library, some accessible remotely.

New York Review of Books Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
All content from 1963 to the present.  Select Print Archive for older issues.

Note: 1963 to present

New York Times Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
Actual page images from 1851 through 2007. The coverage for more recent years will become available later. When the results of a search are displayed, you have three retrieval options: 1. bibliographic citation and abstract; 2. article image (retrieved with Adobe Acrobat Reader); 3. page map, displaying the entire page on which the article appears. The full text of the Times since June 1, 1980, is available from LexisNexis. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: 1851-2007

Nineteenth Century Masterfile Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Also known as Poole's Plus, this database includes over eight million citations to periodical articles, books, patents, and American and British government documents before 1925.
Note: index of documents before 1925

Oxford English Dictionary Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
The complete contents of the second edition of The Oxford English Dictionary.  Tutorial.  Database Guide (PDF)

Oxford Reference Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Text of more than 100 Oxford University Press reference works, including Oxford Companions to American Literature, American Theatre, the Bible, British History, Classical Civilization, History of Modern Science, Music, Philosophy, Politics of the World, Shakespeare, United States History, and Western Art.
Note: over 100 reference works

Oxford Scholarship Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 3,772 scholarly books published by Oxford University Press. While the Graduate Center subscription allows access to abstracts of books in other disciplines, text is available for titles only in economics and finance, history, linguistics, literature, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, and psychology. Guide

Note: text of scholarly books

Palgrave Connect Language and Linguistics Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 16 books.

Note: 16 books

Palgrave Connect Literature Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 120 books.

Note: 120 books

Project Muse Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 316 journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Click here for a list of the available titles.Database Guide (PDF)

Note: 316 scholarly journals

Readers' Guide Full-Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Indexes popular general-interest periodicals from 1983 to the present.
Note: popular periodicals since 1983

Readers' Guide Retrospective Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Indexes popular general-interest periodicals from 1890 to 1982.
Note: indexes periodicals since 1890

RefWorks Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Online citation management licensed for all CUNY affiliates. Generate footnotes and bibliography in any writing style; organize citations and notes in your private library. RefShare allows document access for an invited group. 25 MB limit on individual file size; 5 GB individual account limit. RefWorks help guides, tutorials
Note: online citation management

SAGE Communication Studies Collection Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 19 SAGE communication journals from 1955 to the present.
Note: 19 journals since 1955

SAGE Premier Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 527 SAGE journals in the social sciences, sciences, humanities, technology, and medicine.
Note: 527 SAGE Journals

Theatre in Video Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Resource contains video
More than 300 videos of plays or drama documentaries. See Alan Arkin, Peggy Ashcroft, Marie-Christine Barrault, Claire Bloom, Zoe Caldwell, Richard Dreyfuss, Faye Dunaway, John Gielgud, Lou Gossett, Jr., Philip Baker Hall, Julie Harris, Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, James Earl Jones, Harvey Keitel, Walter Matthau, Helen Mirren, Laurence Olivier, Michel Piccoli, Ralph Richardson, Meryl Streep, John Thaw, Cicely Tyson, Eli Wallach, and others in plays by Aeschylus, Albee, Beckett, Chekhov, Fugard, Gogol, Hansberry, Ibsen, Miller, Moliere, O'Neill, Pinter, Pirandello, Shakespeare, Sophocles, Strindberg, Wasserstein, and others.
Note: over 300 videos

Twayne's Author Series Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 586 books providing biographical, critical, and bibliographic studies of writers from Chinua Achebe to Emile Zola and overviews of eighteen topics, including French structuralism, Native American literature, and women writers of the English renaissance. These writers and topics may also be searched within Literature Resources from Gale.
Note: biography & criticism

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Offers over 72,000 pages of documents and 800 images from the State Commissions on the Status of Women, with approximately 5,000 pages to be added annually. Also included is the first three volumes of Harvard University Press's Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary, with the remaining volumes to be added in 2009-2010.
Note: primary sources

World Shakespeare Bibliography Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare published or produced since 1969. The more than 83,000 records in 92 languages cite several hundred-thousand additional reviews of books, productions, films, and audio recordings. Note that full-text links will not appear in this database.

Guide

Note: index of criticism since 1969

WorldCat (FirstSearch) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Holdings of thousands of American and international libraries. Make ILL requests with the Find it! button. Searchable in English, French, and Spanish. See an online tutorial to the database. See also the freely accessible version of WorldCat. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: holdings of thousands of libraries; make ILL requests through Find it!

WorldCat.org Unrestricted Resource ArticleLinker enabled
Free union catalog containing the holdings of thousands of libraries. Use the Find-it at CUNY feature to look up titles in the CUNY library system and to make ILL requests. Mobile WorldCat: http://www.worldcat.org/m/
Note: free catalog of the holdings of thousands of libraries; request ILL items with find-it

Style Guides

MLA Style FAQ Unrestricted Resource
 

Associations

Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing Unrestricted Resource
Supporting the application of computing in the study of language and literature.

Bibliographical Society of America Unrestricted Resource
News, fellowships, etc.

Centre for Research in Early English Drama Unrestricted Resource
Research in English theater from middle ages to 1642.

Modern Language Association Unrestricted Resource
Official site.

Bibliographies

PAL: Perspective in American Literature: A Research and Reference Guide Unrestricted Resource
Bibliographies arranged by period and writer.

Blogs

Textual Studies, 1500-1800 Unrestricted Resource
Discussions of publications, conferences, and funding opportunities.

Libraries, Archives, and Manuscripts

Folger Shakespeare Library Unrestricted Resource
Renaissance resources.

Harry Ransom Center Unrestricted Resource
Guide to manuscript collections at University of Texas.

News

Arts and Letters Daily Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Links to news items in the humanities.

London Review of Books Unrestricted Resource
Free access to some content from current issue.

New York Times Book Reviews Unrestricted Resource
Recent reviews and articles. Older content available from New York Times Full Text and LexisNexis.

New York Times Film Reviews Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Recent reviews and articles. Older content available from New York Times Full Text and LexisNexis.

Village Voice Book Reviews Unrestricted Resource
Recent reviews and news.

Village Voice Film Reviews Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Recent reviews and news.

Village Voice Theater Reviews Unrestricted Resource
Recent reviews and news.

Texts

Electronic Literature Directory Unrestricted Resource
Access to free digital texts.

Internet Library of Early Journals Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Text of six eighteenth- and nineteenth-century English journals.

Nineteenth Century Serials Edition Unrestricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Complete runs of five nineteenth-century periodicals and a decade of a sixth. Includes advertisements. Free access provided by King's College, London.
Note: 6 periodicals

The Online Books Page Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Directory of over 30,000 books free online, by UPenn.

Web Sites

American Transcendentalism Web Unrestricted Resource
Scholarly papers and bibliographies.

Best of the Web Literature Links Unrestricted Resource
Directory of American, British, and world literature sites.

Cambridge English Renaissance Electronic Service Unrestricted Resource
Research on early modern English manuscript materials.

Canadian Literature Archive Unrestricted Resource
Texts, bibliographies, forums, etc.

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Quarterly peer-reviewed open-access journal published by Purdue University Press.

Contemporary Postcolonial and Postimperial Literature in English Unrestricted Resource
Resources related to postcolonial literature in English, as well as political and gender issues.

Early Modern English Studies Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Open-access peer-reviewed journal focuses on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English literature and culture.

Internet Broadway Database Unrestricted Resource
Records of productions from beginning to present.

Literary Theory Unrestricted Resource
Voice of the Shuttle links.

Literature (in English) Unrestricted Resource
Voice of the Shuttle links

Mike Wallace Interview Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
Television interviews with writers, actors, and others in the arts conducted in 1957-1958.
Note: arts interviews

Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Open-access journal about nineteenth-century British literature.