Literature Indexes

Periodicals Indexes for Literature

Ebsco Academic Search Premier (1975-current)
This database is the world’s largest scholarly, multidisciplinary database, including coverage of over 12,000 journals, with full text for over 4,500 of these, 3,600 of which are peer reviewed publications.  

Handbook of Latin American Studies
Bibliography of scholarship on Latin American studies published by the Library of Congress. An annual, the Handbook alternates coverage of the humanities and the social sciences each year. All volumes since 1935 (including future volumes in draft stage) are online and available for searching.

Humanities International Complete (1960s – current Ebsco
Available on Ebsco, Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. The database includes all data from Humanities International Index (over 2,000 titles and 2 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases.

Internet Library of Early Journals  
Full-text of the following 18th and 19th century journals, provided by Leeds, Manchester and Oxford: Gentleman’s Magazine (1731-1750), The Annual Register (1758-1778), Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (1757-1777), Notes and Queries (1849-1869), The Builder (1843-1852), and Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine (1843-1863).

A bibliography of approximately 135,000 records from scholarly journals pertaining to the Renaissance and Middle Ages.

Search and retrieve the back files of over 575 core scholarly journals from various disciplines including 61 journals for Language and Literature. Full-text extends back to the 1800’s for some of the titles covered.

Making of America Journal Collection
Full-text of 24 19th century American periodicals in digital format. Includes such titles as Scribner’s Magazine, Littell’s Living Age, Putnam’s Monthly and others. Provided by Cornell University. Also included are over 100 digitized, 19th century monographs.

MLA International Bibliography (1920s-current Ebsco
Available through Ebsco, the MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the bibliography contains over 1.8 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers.

ProQuest Direct 
Search and retrieve the abstracts and full-text from 3,000 periodical titles in a variety of disciplines and subjects. Over 1,400 periodicals are full-text.

Year’s Work in English Studies  (1962-2003)
Annual bibliography of scholarly articles and books on English studies. Available in the reference section, see call number REF PE 58 .E6