Indexes and Abstracts
For related Internet sites, see Chadwyck-Healey's Literature
Online with MLA, the Voice of
the Shuttle or Jack Lynch's Literary
Resources on the Net.
of Congress Subject Headings (Search Orbis)
Use these indexes and abstracts to identify articles in journals.
Some of these databases include the full text of articles, others provide
only citations. If you do not find the full text of the article you are seeking,
perform a title search in Orbis for the name of the journal to find out if
Yale owns the particular volume you need.
of English studies
Bibliography of English Language and Literature (Annual
Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL)) (London: Modern
Humanities Research Association, 1920- )
- SML, Reference Z2011 M63 (LC)
- EBSCO host's Academic Search database provides access to journal
articles in most academic areas of study. It includes full-text coverage
of nearly 1,700 journals from 1990 to the present and abstracts/indexing
of nearly 3,000 journals from 1984 to the present.
Universe (Dayton, Ohio: LEXIS-NEXIS, 1995- )
- Academic Universe is a Web-based full-text news and
information service that provides access to newspapers, magazines, transcripts,
business and legal information and much more.
& Humanities Citation Index (Philadelphia:
Institute for Scientific Information, 1975- )
- SML, Reference Z5937 +A795 (LC)
- Connect to Arts & Humanities Search online through the
Abstracts International (Ann Arbor, MI: University
Microfilms International, 1861-)
and Theses - Full Text
- ProQuest's Dissertation and Theses - Full Text contains
more than 2 million entries with information about doctoral dissertations
and master's theses. It is the same database as Dissertation Abstracts,
but with the significant advantage that titles published since 1997 are
available in PDF digital format and have 24 page previews available.
- If there is no option to download the fulltext of a post-1997
dissertation, this means that the author has refused to grant these rights.
- Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism
Select (CLC Select) and Dictionary of Literary Biography (DLB)-information
on the lives and writings of nearly 100,000 authors along with critical
reaction to their works. This series includes integrated indexes to both
the DLB and CLC print series.
Medieval Bibliography (Leeds, England: University
of Leeds, 1967- )
- SML, Reference Z6203 I585 (LC)
Online with MLA
- English and American poetry, drama and prose, plus
biographies, bibliographies and key criticism and reference resources. A
search in this database also automatically searches the MLA Bibliography,
Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL) (the Annual
Bibliography of English Language and Literature), and selected Web resources
chosen by the editors. Search results in Literature Online also link directly
from this database to EEBO (Early English Books Online).
- Lit Finder is a literature resource, international in
scope and covering all time periods, comprised of five databases that provide
extensive full-text content in English or English translation of the works
Bibliography (New York: Modern Language Association
of America, 1921- )
- SML, Reference Z7006 M63 (LC)
Contents Index (Alexandria, VA: Chadwyck-Healey,
- A collection of periodical indexing databases covering the
Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. You can search the databases
separately, or use WilsonWeb's Check Relevant Databases feature at the bottom
of the initial search screen to search across multiple databases simultaneously.