Resource Type: Research Database

World Shakespeare Bibliography

The World Shakespeare Bibliography Online provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced between 1960 and the present.

LexisNexis Academic

Full-text documents from over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications.


The CultureGrams Online Database is a reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe. Each World Edition report is written by a native or long-term resident of the country, in coordination with a CultureGrams editor.

Race Relations in America

Primary source material on the Civil Rights Movement, segregation, discrimination and racial theory in America during three pivotal decades of the twentieth century.

China, America and the Pacific: Trade and Cultural Exchange

Covering the 18th and 19th centuries, China, America and the Pacific provides primary source materials for the study of the history of North American trade and cultural exchange with China. This collection also provides coverage of China’s economic dealings with the whole of East Asia and the Pacific.

Sociology Collection

Index and full text databases covering sociology and social services. Includes Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA)‎ (1987 – current), Sociological Abstracts‎ (1952 – current), and Sociology Database‎ (1985 – current).

Politics Collection

Index and full-text databases covering political science and public policy. Includes PAIS Index‎ (1914 – current), Policy File Index‎ (1990 – current), Political Science Database‎ (1985 – current), and Worldwide Political Science Abstracts‎ (1975 – current).

Linguistics Collection

Index and full-text databases covering linguistics (1973 – current). Includes Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)‎ and Linguistics Database‎.

Artemis Literary Sources

Encompasses Literature Resource Center, Literature Criticism Online, LitFinder, Scribner Writers, and Twayne’s Authors in a unified interface. Now called “Gale Literary Sources.”