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Aiding Discoverability and Inspiring Critical Thought About Primary Literary Works

ProQuest understands that literature students need both comprehensive content and tools that facilitate effective searching and critical thinking. Our online literature resources include more than 350,000 primary works of prose, poetry and drama from the eighth century to present day. Tools include Quick Search to help novice users easily navigate, plus saved searches and the ability to export citations. Our integrated library of specialist journals, critical essays, major reference works, and student guides provides thought-provoking background that inspires research breakthroughs.

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African American Biographical Database

In a single landmark collection, the African-American Biographical Database (AABD) brings together biographies, rare books, and historical information on thousands of African-Americans--many not found in any other reference source.

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.

The Women’s Wear Daily Archive

The Women’s Wear Daily Archive connects researchers with the history and business of twentieth-century fashion through the digitized archive of Women’s Wear Daily, the leading fashion-industry trade paper since 1910.

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Literature Online

Literature Online is the premier online resource for literary research today. Primary texts, criticism, and reference works are made available in a tailored research environment to provide a one-stop resource for the study and teaching of English……

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Education Magazine Archive

Education Magazine Archive will comprise archival runs of 26 major 20th-21st century magazines relating to many different aspects of education. This collection provides primary source insights into the history of education during this period.…

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ProQuest Dissertation and Theses Dissemination

ProQuest Dissertation and Theses Dissemination takes responsibility for preserving and disseminating graduate research for our university and college partners.…

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