Library

Language & Literature Resources

Subject Databases

Biography Reference Bank             
Contains biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present, along with thousands of images. It includes the full text of articles from more than 100 volumes of biographical reference works published by H.W. Wilson (Current Biography, the World Authors series, Nobel Prize winners,World Artists, World Film Directors, and American Reformers), plus thousands of biographies from other publishers.

Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography 
Indexes books & articles on modern languages and literatures, folklore, linguisitics, and other related topics.

JSTOR
Full-image archival database of scholarly journals. The most current issues, 2-5 years, are not included due to publishers' restrictions.

Oxford English Dictionary
An historical dictionary of English, showing not only current meanings of words, but also tracing their development over time.


 

General Databases

Academic Search Premier- Funded by the New Jersey State Library and the New Jersey Knowledge Initiative 
Indexes journals covering the social sciences, humanities, education, computer science, ethnic studies and more. Provides full-text articles from more than 3200 scholarly periodicals.

CQ Researcher (CQ Press)
Offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important social, economic, political, and environmental issues. Each report is divided into specific sections to guide research. The online database covers reports back to 1991. Each weekly issue provides up-to-date information on controversial subjects written by CQ's staff of experienced reporters. Click on "full report" to see all sections; be sure to read the overview and pro/con sections. Includes a citation generator which creates a citation for use in a works cited list.

Credo Reference            
A great place to start your research with access to the world's best citable information, wherever you are. Credo serves as an online reference book collection as well as a wonderful research tool to guide you through the process of topic discovery and research writing. 

EBSCOhost Web
Use this link to search 2 or more EBSCO databases simultaneously.

/uploadedImages/film5.jpg NJVID (New Jersey's Digital Video Repository)         
NJVID is a statewide digital video portal and central storage repository.
NJVID requires the use of Internet Explorer 8 or higher, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
If you have difficulty accessing these videos, please contact the library.

Proquest Central             
ProQuest Central is the largest multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more.

PQWeb             
Use this link to search two or more Proquest databases simultaneously.

Sage Premier         
Sage Premier represents one of the largest packages of social science journals available while also including a wide range of content from subject areas including business, humanities, science, technology and medicine. Sage Premier gives comprehensive access to 570+ peer-reviewed journals comprising over 292,000 articles through this online platform.

OmniFile Full-Text Mega 1982-
Abstracts and indexing for over 4,000 periodicals in many subjects. Full-text for over 2,000 periodicals. To search the education section of the database, click on the arrow to the right of the Subject Area box and select "Education.” 

 


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