These databases are designed to help you identify relevant periodical articles through keyword or subject searches. In most cases there will be links to either the online version of the article or a listing of the library's holdings. If you are not sure, you may check the library's Periodical Holdings List and/or its alphabetical list of article databases. These databases are listed in the order in which the library recommends them.
MLA International Bibliography. Indexes articles, books, and dissertations on modern literature, languages, folklore, and linguistics. Coverage goes back to 1926.
Literary Reference Center. A comprehensive database that provides author biographies, plot summaries, criticism (from some 300 literary journals), book reviews, author interviews, and the text of 25,000 poems and 11,000 short stories..
Academic Search Complete. Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts some 9,300 periodicals, both popular and scholarly. Provides full-text to more than 5,300 journals.
Humanities International Complete. Indexes and abstracts some 1,900 periodical titles with some coverage as far back as 1925. Also indexes books, essays, reviews, and original creative work including fiction and poems.
Arts and Humanities Citation Index. (ISI Web of Science) - The combined database of the Science Citation Index, the Social Science Citation Index, and the Arts and Humanities Citation Index. Searchable by keyword, but more importantly by cited reference.
JSTOR. Fully searchable full-text of nearly 1,000 scholarly journals. JSTOR provides back files to the first issue of a journal, but stops 3 to 5 years before the current publication year. Covers all disciplines.
Electronic Journal Center (EJC). Searchable, full-text issues of journals from a number of major publishers. More than 7,000 journals are available.
Oxford Reference Online Premium. A huge and comprehensive resource containing dictionaries and reference titles covering the complete subject spectrum: from General Reference and Language to Science and Medicine, and from Humanities and Social Sciences to Business and Professional.