Category Archives: General

Listener Historical Archive

The Listener was a weekly publication, established by the BBC in 1929 as the medium for reproducing radio – and later, television – programs in print. It is our only record and means of accessing the content of many early … Continue reading

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Masterplots

Contains short summaries of fiction (short stories and novels), non-fiction, drama, and poetry. Works come from a wide range of time periods and places. Entries include a discussion of themes and meaning and give a list of sources for further … Continue reading

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Guide to Reference

Guide to Reference is a selective guide to the best reference sources, organized by academic discipline. An editorial team of reference librarians and subject experts have selected and annotated some 16,000 entires, both print and web-based, free and subscription. 

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SAGE Reference Online Handbooks

This resource provides online, full-text access to 80 handbooks with a strong focus on the social sciences. Click here to access SAGE Reference Online Handbooks.

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CultureGrams

CultureGrams helps you and your students discover the world with concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations — from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Local experts document the unique, intimate details of each country’s customs, traditions … Continue reading

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Biography Index

Biography Index cites biographical articles appearing in any of more than 3,000 periodicals indexed in other Wilson databases, plus select other titles. What’s more, some 2,000 current books of individual and collective biography are cited each year, as well as … Continue reading

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DISCUS Resources

The following resources from DISCUS have been added to the Electronic Resources Database List: Britannica Online – School Edition K-12 Use this powerful resource to search or browse for information in encyclopedias, magazines, videos, and Web sites. Encyclopædia Britannica Online … Continue reading

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CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher provides reporting and analysis of current issues in the news. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. The consistent, reader-friendly organization provides researchers with an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; … Continue reading

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Marquis Who's Who on the Web

Marquis Who’s Who on the Web, a high-speed’, searchable online database, features comprehensive profiles on over 1.4 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor including: government, business, science and technology, the arts, entertainment, and sports. Recognized … Continue reading

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Latin American Newspapers

Latin American Newspapers includes more than 35 nineteenth- and twentieth-century Latin American newspapers, featuring titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and elsewhere. Click here to access Latin American Newspapers.

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