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Academic Video Online

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Provider: Alexander Street Press/ProQuest
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Descriptions: Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 62,000 video titles spanning a wide range of subject areas, including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 17,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street. Curated for the educational experience, the massive depth of content and breadth of content types (documentaries, films, demonstrations, etc) in Academic Video Online makes it a useful resource for all.
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Periodicals Archive Online (PAO)

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Provider: ProQuest
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Descriptions: PAO contains scanned archival access to more than 500 journals in the social sciences and humanities, affording the user historical access to some of the most respected journals published in these areas. Some earlier material is covered, but most content is from the 19th and 20th centuries. Most coverage ends with the year 2000.
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Twentieth-Century American Poetry (TexShare)

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Provider: ProQuest/Chadwyck
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Descriptions: Thousands of works by hundreds of  20th-century American poets, formatted and arranged according to the volumes in which they were published. Other resources from the Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections are also accessible.
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Twayne’s Authors Series (TexShare)

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Provider: Gale
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Descriptions: A collection of hundreds of full-text biographical entries on authors, with background and references on their works, taken from the Literary Masters series-- Twayne's World Authors, Twayne's U.S. Authors, and Twayne's English Authors.
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Smithsonian Institution

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Provider: Smithsonian Institution
Descriptions: The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum complex and research organization, composed of 19 museums, 9 research centers, and the National Zoo.
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Podcasts from the University of Oxford

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Provider: University of Oxford
Descriptions: A collection of about 600 predominantly audio, and some video, files of lectures by and interviews with Oxford University faculty. Of particular interest are those from the Medical Sciences and the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Divisions, including several podcasts on Darwin. (Instead of clicking the hyperlink title of a listing, click on the "show media items" button to see individual podcasts under that heading.)
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Literature Resource Center (TexShare)

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Provider: Gale
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Descriptions: A literature reference database suite designed for all levels of researchers, Literature Resource Center provides biographical, bibliographical and critical content. Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements.
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HarpWeek (Harper’s Weekly)

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Provider: HarpWeek/John Adler
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Descriptions: Full text of the whole run of Harper's Weekly, a leading 19th-century American illustrated newspaper, from 1857-1912. The full text is searchable, and categorized Finding Aids facilitate access to content of interest.
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Gale Literary Sources (TexShare)

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Provider: Gale
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Descriptions: This resource incorporates the Dictionary of Literary Biography. Essays outline the lives and careers of authors from all eras and genres and summarize the critical response to their work. Each entry contains personal information- birth/death dates, nationality/ethnicity, principal genres, awards, family history, and in some cases an author portrait- a list of the author's principal works, further readings about the author, a list of additional writings, published interviews, biographies, and a bibliography of writings about the author.  
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Literature Criticism Online (TexShare)

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Provider: Gale
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Descriptions: Provides significant published criticism on the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, and other creative writers. A strong emphasis is placed on including criticism of works by established authors who frequently appear on the syllabi of high school and college literature courses. Each entry contains: a biographical essay that discusses the author's life, works, and critical importance; critical essays or excerpts taken from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers, and scholarly journals; and, where available, interviews with featured authors. A complete bibliographical citation prefaces each critical essay and most essays are introduced by a brief annotation that establishes a context and purpose for the criticism. Entries also provide suggestions for further reading.
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Contemporary Authors (TexShare)

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Provider: Gale
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Descriptions: A bio-bibliographical guide that covers more than 124,000 current writers in a wide range of media, including: current writers of fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, and drama; prominent print and broadcast journalists, editors, photojournalists, syndicated cartoonists, screenwriters, television scriptwriters, and other media people; authors who write in languages other than English, provided their works have been published in the United States or translated into English; and literary greats of the early twentieth century whose works are popular in today's high school and college curricula and continue to elicit critical attention.
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ARTStor

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Provider: ARTStor
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Descriptions: ARTStor contains more than two million images of architecture, paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, decorative arts and design, from ancient to modern times and from many different cultures. Collections from some of the world's great museums are represented.  Some performance art videos and other media are also included here.  Features include sharing, printing, downloading, and organizing collections for teaching purposes.
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Literary Reference Center (TexShare)

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Provider: EBSCO
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Descriptions: Literary Reference Center is a large trove of full text from reference works, books, journals etc. containing in-depth plot summaries, criticism, biography and more, covering a wide international range of literature. An entertaining interface includes book highlights, a virtual reference shelf, and the full text of some classic works.
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Essay and General Literature Index (TexShare)

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Provider: EBSCO
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Descriptions: This is part of a suite of literary databases EBSCO provides in partnership with H.W. Wilson. This database consists mainly of citation data-- many entries do not include abstracts.
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SpringerLink

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Provider: Springer
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Descriptions: Home of the respected scientific, medical, social sciences and humanities e-books and journals published by Springer.
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