• Library Databases - Language & Literature


  • Biography Index Retrospective (together with Current Biography Illustrated- Provides brief biographical data on notable individuals from antiquity through 1983, taken from publications that appeared between 1946 and 1983. Your search will also retrieve full text biographical information from Current Biography Illustrated that draws from newspaper and magazine articles and books published from 1940 to the present.  

    Current Biography Illustrated (together with Biography Index Retrospective)- Provides biographical information drawn from newspaper and magazine articles and books from 1940 to the present. Your search will also retrieve brief biographical data from Biography Index Retrospective which covers sources published between 1946 and 1983 and includes information about notable individuals from antiquity through 1983. 

    Early English Books Online (EEBO) - Contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700, from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.

    Eighteenth Century Collections Online - Digital facsimile reproductions of 138,000 English-language titles published between 1701 and 1800, including every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, as well as thousands of important works from the Americas.

    Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics - Authoritative reference work for students and researchers in the fields of Hebrew linguistics, general linguistics, Biblical studies, Hebrew and Jewish literature, and related fields. The Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics requires installing a Unicode Hebrew font. The publisher highly recommends the Unicode font SBL Hebrew

    Essay & General Literature Index - Indexes essays in the humanities and social sciences contained in anthologies and collections from 1900-present.

    The Hebrew Language - A compilation of useful websites including alphabet, names, songs, tv/radio, etc.

    Historical Dictionary of the Hebrew Language - (Ma'agarim)

    Historical Dictionary of the Hebrew Language  - (Ma'agarim) CD ROM version, installed on two PCs in the Mendel Gottesman Library. (Inquire at desk.)

    ITER - Index of interdisciplinary material from journals, books, and dissertations pertaining to the study of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

    Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism 

    JSTOR - Contains the PDF full text of over 1,000 academic journals in more than 50 disciplines in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.

    Leksikon biyo-bibliyografi shel ha-sifrut ha'Ivrit ha-hadashah... - Hebrew Literature Lexicon from the 1960s to the present.

    Literature Online  - More than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama, and prose; as well as over 300 full-text literary journals, and other key criticism and references sources.

    Milon Morfix - Translations from English to Hebrew and from Hebrew to English. Type English or Hebrew in the search box.

    MLA Directory of Periodicals - Maintained by the Modern Language Association, this site offers detailed information on over 5,300 journals, including contact information, frequency of publication, circulation, subscription prices, and submission guidelines.

    MLA International Bibliography - Maintained by the Modern Language Association, this is the seminal, worldwide bibliography of journal articles, books, and dissertations in the fields of language, literature, linguistics, and folklore.

    Nineteenth Century Collections Online - A collection of books and documents from the 19th century dealing with British politics, society, theatre, literature, and music, and with international relations between Asia and the West; as well as a large collection of English, French, and German literature from the Romantic era.

    OED Online - Oxford English Dictionary

    Rav Milim Dictionary - (Academy of the Hebrew Language) – English-Hebrew and Hebrew-English definitions. Synonyms, idioms,  phrases, and rhyming words are in Hebrew.

    World Shakespeare Bibliography - Covers Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide between 1960 and the current year.

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