Languages, Cultures & Race Databases

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Database Database Description

Provides access to articles published more than 2 years ago in over 100 scholarly journals.

Dates of coverage: Coverage varies
Content Type: scholarly articles
MLA International Bibliography

Index to articles on literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore from over 4,000 journals and series published worldwide.

Dates of coverage: 1963 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Project MUSE

Collection of close to 370 full-text journals and 1025 ebooks covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, the arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and more.

Dates of coverage: 1994 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles

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Database Database Description
Academic Search Complete

Multidisciplinary database that indexes journals from a wide range of subject areas, including literature, history, ethnic studies, computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, and medical sciences. Includes many fulltext articles.

Dates of coverage: Coverage varies.
Content Type: scholarly articles
Ethnic NewsWatch

Full text collection of journals, magazines and newspapers from ethnic, minority and native presses.

Dates of coverage: Coverage varies
Content Type: news, scholarly articles
Humanities International Index

Index of journals, books and reference works, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations. Coverage includes archaeology, art, film, folklore, gender, philosophy, and religion and theology.

Dates of coverage: Coverage varies
Content Type: scholarly articles
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

Indexes and abstracts articles in the study of language,including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics and descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.

Dates of coverage: 1973 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
WorldCat (FirstSearch)

Over 35 million records of any type of material owned by libraries throughout the United States and several other countries.

Dates of coverage: All time periods
Content Type: reference source, scholarly articles