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Key Resources

Key Databases

  • Literature Online
    350,000+ literary texts, criticism and reference works Holds key bibliographic databases for literature, languages and linguistics and includes:
    • ABELL: Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature

  • MLA International Bibliography:
    The largest bibliographic database for literary, language and linguistic studies, including options to create current awareness alerts.
  • Times Literary Supplement:
    Full-text TLS archive from 1902-2010, including reviews of books, theatre, cinema, music, and exhibitions.



  • Books online

Alex Catalogue of Literary Texts

Online Books Page


Project Gutenberg

SETIS: Australian literary and historical texts

Other Resources

  • Arts and Humanities Citation Index:
    Citations to 1,600+ arts and humanities journals from the Web of Science (Core Collection).
  • Google Scholar:
    Index and citations to academic journal articles and conference papers.
  • Nexis
    Collection of UK and international newspapers from the 1980s onwards. Use it to find contemporary book reviews, features and interviews with writers.
  • Scopus:
    Index and citations to 14,000+ journals across the arts and humanities, social sciences, science and medicine
  • Virtual Theorist a resource for studying literary theory, providing an introduction to and application of key literary theories

Journal collections

Provides full-text access to about 300 journals in the Arts            and Humanities fields.
A collection of full text journals in the Arts, Humanities and           Social Sciences.


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