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Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database. Since it covers a variety of topics, it's a good place to start your research for most topics.
Timesaving Tip: When you view a full record for an article, read the abstract (or summary) to quickly ascertain if it is useful/relevant to your research. Abstracts are usually a paragraph-long or less.
Performing Arts Periodicals Database
Has articles on dance, film, drama/theater, stagecraft, broadcast arts, and more. Draws its content from more than 225 scholarly and popular performing arts periodicals, and also indexes biographical profiles, conference papers, obituaries, interviews, discographies, reviews and events.
MLA International Bibliography
Indexes the world's research literature in language, linguistics, and literature. Access to scholarly research in over 3,000 journals and series, monographs, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies, and other formats. 1963-present.
Literary Reference Center (Ebsco)
Contains biographical, bibliographical, and critical content. Includes information on literary figures from all time periods writing in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more.
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