History and Humanities Databases


Academic Search Premier

This multi-disciplinary database provides full text from various publications including newspapers, magazines, and peer-reviewed journals.

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 eras and genres.

Gale Literature Databases

Provides access to three literature databases for cross-referencing. The databases are Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, Literature Criticism Online, and Something About the Author.


This database provides full text articles from various academic/peer-reviewed journals in language and literature.

Literature Criticism Online

Provides access to an extensive compilation of literary commentary from popular to scholarly. This database includes 10 literary criticism series such as Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.

Literature Resource Center

This database provides full text articles related to various literary works including reviews, criticisms, and many others.

Military and Government Collections

 This database provides full-text access to various articles to related to all branches of the military and government.

Something About the Author Online

Provides access to all volumes of the book series, Something About the Author. The series examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults.

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