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A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.


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Indexing of over 1200 periodicals, some going back as far as 1907.  Also has coverage of many important scientific journals up to the 1950s.
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A bibliography of scholarship in literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Contains over 1.8 million citations from more than 4400 journals and series and 1000 book publishers.  About 75% are language and literature journal articles.
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Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers from around the world in all disciplines and time periods.
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An archive of more than 1200 core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Fulltext back to their date of first publication to within the current 2-5 years.
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Full-text titles from over 100 scholarly journals in the Basic Undergraduate Collection. There is no way to limit to language on Project Muse searches. 

Biographical Information

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 A comprehensive index to biographical sources. One simultaneous user.

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language.
Shelf Location: Reference PE1072 .C68 1995

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Over 600 online reference titles in all subject areas.  Allows cross-referencing between titles and expanding searches into the Truman catalog and other library resources.
Dictionary of literary biography.
Shelf Location: Reference PS221 D5 1989

Encyclopedia of folklore and literature.
Shelf Location: Reference PN41.E48 1998

Facts on File encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins
Shelf Location: Reference PE 1689 H47 2004

Literary research guide : an annotated listing of reference sources in English literary studies.
Shelf Location: Reference PR83 .H27 2002

Oxford Companion to the English Language
Shelf Location: Reference PE31 O94 1992

Phonetic symbol guide.
Shelf Location: Reference P226 P85 1996
Phonetic Symbol Guide is a comprehensive and authoritative encyclopedia of phonetic alphabet symbols, providing a complete survey of the hundreds of characters used by linguists and speech scientists to record the sounds of the world's languages.

Online Book Collection

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ebrary's Academic Complete is a growing ebook collection offering online, full-text access to over 70,000 titles in all academic subject areas.

Style & Citation Guides

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Guides for how to use the American Psychological Association (APA) citation style; the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation style; and the Chicago/Turabian citation style.  This page also has information on how to use tools that automatically format bibliographic information for you such as: EndNote, Zotero, and EasyBib.com.

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Daisy Rearick
Head of Periodicals/Microforms
Tel: (660) 785-4048

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