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Journal Articles-Most Useful
Index / Abstract / CatalogMLA (Literature, language, linguistics)

Index / Abstract / CatalogHumanities Abstracts (Core collection)
Index / Abstract / CatalogLinguistics & Language Beh. Abs (LLBA)
Full TextProject Muse
Index / Abstract / CatalogWorld Shakespeare Bibliography

Journal Articles-Also Useful
Index / Abstract / CatalogArticle First (large title-word index)
Index / Abstract / CatalogCARL UnCover (large title-word index)
Mixed Full Text / IndexAcademic Search Premier (EBSCOHost)
Index / Abstract / CatalogEducation Abstracts
Mixed Full Text / IndexERIC (Education)
Full TextJSTOR
Index / Abstract / CatalogReaders Guide Abstracts (For speech topics)

Books
Index / Abstract / CatalogCSULA Catalog
Index / Abstract / CatalogWorldCat (World library catalog)
Index / Abstract / CatalogMELVYL (UC Libraries)
Index / Abstract / CatalogLocal Library Web Catalogs

Reference Sources
Index / Abstract / CatalogBook Review Digest
Full TextBritannica Online (Encyclopedia)
Full TextContemporary Authors (Bio-bibliographies)
Full TextContemporary Literary Criticism
Full TextCSLA English Reference Sources
Full TextDictionary of Literary Biography
Full TextOxford English Dictionary
Full TextTwayne Authors Series (literary criticism)

Web Sites
Full TextOur Recommended

Newspaper Articles
Full TextNewspapers (Proquest) (300+ newspapers)
Full TextLexis-Nexis

Other Useful
Index / Abstract / CatalogDissertations Abstracts (Theses)
Index / Abstract / CatalogPapersFirst (Conference papers)
Index / Abstract / CatalogProceedings (Conference citations)

Library Research Tutorial
English Tutorial (Independent Web-based Instruction)