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Library resources for research and study in Literature
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  • MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)  Icon  Icon
    (1860- ) Contains selected full text for journal articles and citations for books, book chapters/articles, and dissertations for all topices related to literature and language, including criticism, foreign language, film, and drama.
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    (1800's- ) Primarily full text for more than 1,000 major academic journals, including over 250 in language and Literature; excludes most recent 2 – 5 years of coverage.
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    Provides information on both classical and contemporary authors and their works, including biographical information, bibliographies, critical essays, articles, reviews, definitions of literary terms, etc.

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