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Research Databases: English
Humanities SourceThis link opens in a new windowThe collection includes full text for more than 1,400 journals, with citations to over 3.5 million articles, including book reviews. Coverage includes worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.
JSTOR CollectionsThis link opens in a new windowA full-text archive of over 1,700 of the best scholarly journals in social sciences, humanities, and life sciences disciplines. Includes access to ARTStor and JSTOR Primary Sources
MLA International BibliographyThis link opens in a new windowThe definitive index for the study of language, literature, linguistics, rhetoric and composition, folklore, and film, covering scholarly publications from the early 20th century to the present. International in scope, it includes citations to journal articles, books, articles in books, series, translations, scholarly editions, websites, and dissertations, with links to full text in JSTOR, Project MUSE, and other resources.
Gale Literature Resource CenterThis link opens in a new windowFind up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.
Films on DemandThis link opens in a new windowAccess streaming videos in the humanities, sciences, medicine, business, social sciences, and more.
A multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Ultimate offers students an unprecedented collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes.
Gale in Context: BiographyThis link opens in a new windowDiscover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.
Oxford English Dictionary (OED)This link opens in a new windowThe Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is THE definitive source for understanding the English language. In addition to definitions and etymologies, you will find a wealth of historic literary examples of how words have been used.
CQ ResearcherThis link opens in a new windowNoted for its award-winning in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy; each single-themed report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist, footnoted and professionally fact checked. Reports are published online 44 times a year by CQ Press, an imprint of SAGE Publications.
StatistaThis link opens in a new windowConsolidates statistical data on over 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources and presented in a variety of formats including infographics, industry reports, and in-depth data analysis.
U.S. Major DailiesThis link opens in a new windowFull-text of New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Los Angeles Times from the mid 1980's - today. (Proquest)
Google ScholarThis link opens in a new windowUse this link to show PennWest full text in your Google Scholar results.