Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography. It also includes content from Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, Biographies from Columbia University Press, Congressional biographies from American Reference Library, Biographies from Encyclopedia Britannica, Hutchinson's Biography Database, Profiles of United States presidents and, Biographies from Salem Press.
Biography Index Retrospective: 1946-1983 contains a comprehensive and significant listing of biographical content. It includes interviews and profiles of history-makers, including actors, artists, business people, educators, military leaders, politicians, religious leaders, scientists, sports figures, statesmen, teachers, and writers.
Black Thought and Culture provides monographs, essays, articles, speeches, and interviews written by leaders within the black community from the earliest times to the present. The collection is intended for research in black studies, political science, American history, music, literature, and art. Almost twenty percent of the collection has not been published previously.
First attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale, it is the largest reference work ever published for social and behavioral sciences, and first to appear in both print and electronic formats.
Provides access to full-text information from over 10,000 sources, including: national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources. This database also provides access to U.S. Federal and state case law, legal news, law reviews, international legal information and Shepard's Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases.
The Literature Resource Center provides access to biographical, bibliographical and contextual information from the Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Contemporary Literacy Criticism Select databases. Also available are more than 285,000 full-text journal articles, 38,000 critical essays, 122,000 author biographies, and the Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature.
The New York Times (1851-2009) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
Provides web access to entire text of Turners Dictionary of Art, as well as Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Oxford Companion to Western Art, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Also included are images from ARTstor, Bridgeman Art Library, British Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Art Images for College Teaching, Art Resource, Artists Rights Society.
Includes full-text of New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians [2nd edition], New Grove Dictionary of Opera, New Grove Dictionary of Jazz [2nd edition], Oxford Companion to Music, and Oxford Dictionary of Music [2nd edition].
Provides full-text access to 100+ separate reference works published by Oxford University Press. Subject areas covered: architecture, art, biology, business, classics, computer science, earth and environmental sciences, economics, English dictionaries, encyclopedias and thesauri, English language reference, food and nutrition, general resources, history, law, literature, mathematics, medicine, military history, modern languages, mythology and folklore, physical sciences, political science, performing arts, philosophy, religion, social sciences, and theater.
Offers nearly 250 journal titles from 40 scholarly publishers. Covers fields of literature and criticism, history, visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.