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Literature and language researchers thrive on finding new angles to inspire their research, but sifting through document archives—and hoping they contain all issues, with no editorial or images ripped out—consumes time that could be spent in creative thought and inquiry. ProQuest’s tailored research environments include access to 350,000 complete and pristine primary texts, criticism, and reference works authoritatively curated for deep textual analysis and reliable citing. Important and rare early modern works facilitate the study of Europe’s cultural heritage. See our Arts and Literature catalog.

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MLA Directory of Periodicals

The MLA Directory of Periodicals produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA) contains information available on the journals and series that are covered in the MLA International Bibliography database.

Modern Language Association International Bibliography

Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography is a leading annual bibliography of books and articles on modern languages and literatures, linguistics, folklore, and other related topics. Currently a collection of 1.6 million citations drawn from almost 5,000 journals and other key global sources, MLA adds new records for 65,000 books and articles each year. Coverage includes literature from all over the world - Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America.

Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue (NSTC)

Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue (NSTC) is an unparalleled database that provides an exhaustive bibliography of over 1.2 million records for the 19th-century holdings of eight of the world's top research libraries. It covers virtually all printed materials published in the U.S. and the British Empire from 1801 to 1919.

Nineteenth-Century Fiction

The most extensive collection of its kind available in fully searchable, digital form, Nineteenth-Century Fiction not only represents the great achievements of Victorian fiction but also features the landmarks of Gothic, Jacobean, and other fiction of the Romantic period.

Palmer's Full Text Online, 1800-1870

Covering almost a century of British and world history, Palmer's Full Text Online gives students, researchers, and the public Web-based access to complete images of articles from The London Times.

Palmer's Index to The Times, 1790-1905

Palmer's Index to The Times provides comprehensive access to more than 100 years of The Times.

Performing Arts Periodicals Database

Performing Arts Periodical Database indexes around 400 scholarly and trade journals, magazines, books, and newspapers covering theater, dance, film, television, stagecraft, broadcast arts, storytelling, and more.

Periodicals Archive Online

Periodicals Archive Online connects researchers with a rich digital archive of leading international journals in the humanities and social sciences from the past 200 years, to improve research outcomes in multiple disciplines.

Periodicals Index Online

Three centuries of the arts, humanities, and social sciences indexed coverage, from first issue to 1995 or ceased date, are offered in this newly released database, with access to a growing collection of over 17 million citations.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Global is a critical element of academic library research collections. An extensive and expanding collection, PQDT Global provides visibility of breakthrough research from the world’s premier universities.

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