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English & Literature Results

Academic Search Complete

Provides full text for scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, compute sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.

America's News

Find information on topics related to business, communications, controversial issues, education, government, health, journalism, politics and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, videos and web-only content including the Wichita Falls Times Record News.

ArticleFirst

Index to articles from sources on business, science, humanities, social science, medicine, technology, and popular culture.

Book Review Digest Plus (H.W. Wilson)

Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources.

Contemporary Authors Online

Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on all of the more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors whose entries appear in Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Authors New Revision Series. Updated monthly, Contemporary Authors allows users to search for an author by name, title of work, nationality, date and place of birth and death, subject/genre, personal and career information, awards and honors, and more.

Contemporary Literary Criticism

In-depth information on the lives and writings of nearly 100,000 authors along with critical reaction to their works.

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Comprised of the award-winning Dictionary of Literary Biography series, which over its 30-year history has been dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, DLB Complete Online includes the DLB main series, the DLB Documentary Series, and the DLB Yearbook Series - all delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.

DOAJ

The aim of the DOAJ is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals, thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. In short, the DOAJ aims to be THE one stop shop for users of open access journals.

eBook Collection on EBSCOhost

50,000+ ebooks on a wide range of topics.

Encyclopedia Americana

Full-Text and images on a wide range of topics.

EndNote

Find, store, create and share research in the most efficient way possible. Sync your EndNote library across your desktop, iPad and online, and access your research from anywhere. This is a software download. Please contact the library for information on downloading EndNote. We will provide you with the serial number needed for installation. You can call the reference desk at 940-397-4758, use the chatline, or email ashley.tipton@mwsu.edu for instructions on how to download or for any assistance. When EndNote is installed, please also sign up for an EndNote account by clicking the 'EndNote' link above (choose login at the top right and 'create an account' on the next page.)

Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson)

This unique reference database cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada.

Gale Literary Sources

Gale Literary Sources brings together all of Gale's literary databases into one seamlessly cross-searchable research and study environment. Whether you're researching authors and their works, literary movements or genres, or trying to find book reviews of bestsellers, you can search across all of your library's Gale literary databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism and analysis, reviews, author biographies, and a rich collection of expertly written work overviews.

Google Scholar

Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles. This link will take you to a page that explains how to set up MSU's resources in Google Scholar first.

Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson)

This database provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and much more.

JSTOR

JSTOR is a digital library that contains full-text scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. JSTOR does not contain current articles; journal issues are typically added to JSTOR two to five years after publication in what is referred to as a "moving wall," which is the gap between the most recently published issue of a journal and the date the most recent issues are available in JSTOR. It is a great source for older articles as some journals go back as far as the 1800s.

Moffett Library subscribes to the following JSTOR Collections: Arts & Sciences I, Business, and Language and Literature.

Kanopy Streaming

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for educational institutions that provides 12 million students and faculty with access to more than 26,000 films each year. Kanopy's unique PDA (patron driven acquisition) model ensures institutions only pay for the films their students and faculty actually watch. Kanopy works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer award-winning collections including titles from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation and more. Kanopy is headquartered in San Francisco, California and has offices in Sydney, Australia.

Literary Reference Center

This comprehensive, full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames--to give students, professors, and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.

Literature Criticism Online

Gale takes literature, history and culture to the next level with the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available: Literature Criticism Online. Imagine centuries of analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. The net result is tens of thousands of hard-to-find essays at your fingertips. It's all designed to raise the level of research while providing the around-the-clock remote access that today's researchers demand.

Literature Resource Center

Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.

MLA Directory of Periodicals

Offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, including editorial contact information, frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

MLA International Bibliography

Provides over one million citations for items from the realms of literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.

Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Oxford Reference

Contains about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.

Project Muse

NOTE: PROJECT MUSE IS NO LONGER IN FULL TEXT. A free indexing database of scholarly journals in the Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences and Mathematics.

ProQuest Digital Microfilm

This link provides access to The New York Times and Wall Street Journal Digital Microfilm.

ScienceDirect College Edition

This is a database that contains over 2000 full-text peer reviewed journals. The journals cover behavioral & social sciences, health & life sciences, and physical sciences from 1995 - present.

Scribner Writer Series

Scribner Writers Series provides original, scholar signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author and their works in personal and historical context.

Short Story Index (H.W. Wilson)

This database is an essential resource for readers seeking short stories by author or genre, or for those researching a body of work of a literary figure. It provides detailed indexing for hundreds of thousands of short stories.

Twayne's Authors Series

Twayne's is devoted to in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world within the context of the time period in which they lived. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.

Twentieth Century Poetry

Combines Twentieth-Century American Poetry which brings together 50,000 poems by over 300 American poets and Twentieth-Century English Poetry contains the poetry of over 280 poets from 1900 to the present day.

Worldcat

Over 41,000,000 items including books, manuscripts, computer data files, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films and slides, newspapers, journals, sound recordings, magazines, videotapes. Does not include book chapters or individual articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers.