American Literature


Short Story Index

This indexes all the important collections and anthologies of short stories that are published each year. All literary genres are covered.

Duke University Press Journals Online

Provides online access to the full text of 42 humanities and social science journals.

London Review of Books

Since 1979, the London Review of Books has stood up for the tradition of the literary and intellectual essay in English. Each issue contains up to 15 long reviews and essays by academics, writers and journalists. There are also shorter art and film reviews, as well as poems and a lively letters page. A typical issue moves through political commentary to science or ancient history by way of literary criticism and social anthropology.

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Trial expires: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Last year, EBSCO Publishing bought HW Wilson.  EBSCO is in the process of migrating all Wilson databases to the EBSCOhost platform.  The following Wilson databases acquired by the Baylor University Libraries have been moved to the EBSCOhost platform:

The remaining Wilson databases should be migrated to the EBSCOhost platform before the end of February 2012, and include the following resources acquired by the Baylor University Libraries:

  • Children’s Core Collection
  • Fiction Core Collection
  • Middle and Junior High Core Collection
  • Public Library Core Collection Nonfiction
  • Senior High Core Collection

Web of Knowledge — Book Citation Index

The Book Citation Index has been added to our Web of Knowledge subscription for a trial period. To use this feature, click on the “Cited Reference Search” link and complete the search form. Just below the search form you will see “Citation Databases” with a “+” to the left. click on that plus to view the options that allow you to narrow your cited search to books or chapters in books.

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Trial expires: Thursday, December 15, 2011

Oxford Bibliographies Online — Victorian Literature

This subset of Oxford Bibliographies Online offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on the literature of the Victorian period, which encompasses the reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1901.

Australasian Digital Theses

This resource has been discontinued.  Trove will provide access to most theses and dissertations from this region.

Center for Research Libraries Online Catalog — Dissertations

Searchable online index of foreign (non-U.S.) doctoral dissertations held by the Center for Research Libraries.

Electronic Enlightenment

This resource was on trial and has been acquired by the Baylor Libraries.

Trove

Trove is a new discovery experience focused on Australia and Australians. Trove provides integrated access to millions of items from a range of the National Library’s collaborative services and from elsewhere. Metadata (information about items) is pooled from Australian sources including: The Australian National Bibliographic Database – containing location information from thousands of Australian libraries, The Picture Australia program, The Australian Research Online program, The Music Australia program, The Register of Australian Archives and Manuscripts, and The People Australia program, and some overseas sources.

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