Category Archives: General

Black Drama

Over 1,000 plays with information on related productions, theaters, and production companies.  The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.  The over 200 playwrights are from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and … Continue reading

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Early American Imprints expanded with Shaw-Shoemaker 1801-1819 Supplements

Full text of thousands of American books, pamphlets and broadsides covering every aspect of early 19th century American life.  The collection also features many state papers and government materials, including published reports; presidential letters and messages; congressional, state and territorial … Continue reading

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Sabin Americana 1500-1926

Based on the landmark bibliography by Sabin, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 20th century. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, … Continue reading

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New Online, Old Book Review, Art, and Education Indexes

Extend your research further back in time with three recent additions to the University Libraries’ Electronic Resources that complement current databases: Art Retrospective 1929 -1984, Book Review Digest Retro 1905 – 1982, and Education Index Retrospective 1929 – 1983. Each … Continue reading

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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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