A scholarly, multi-disciplinary database providing indexing and abstracts for thousands of journals and other publications. Academic Search Complete includes full-text access to peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for magazines, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings.
This Collection offers more than 600 of the Cambridge Companions for searching and browsing. These are detailed guides to authors, composers, philosophers, genres, various literatures and other fields of study, providing context and analysis for a thorough introduction. The Companions Online include the Cambridge Companions in Literature and Classics and the Cambridge Companions in Philosophy, Religion and Culture and the Companions in Music.
JSTOR provides articles of core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. You can search the full text, titles, authors, and abstracts, or browse by journal title or discipline. New issues of existing titles and new titles are added on an ongoing basis.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas, bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias. As you browse through Oxford Reference, you may find results that range from short-entry, general reference to more in-depth articles on specialized subjects.
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Digital Theatre Plus provides access to filmed interviews and insights from playwrights, directors, designers, musicians, actors involved in the playmaking process, prepared workshop materials, scene and character studies, plot summaries and teachable background information.
Education Week is an independent national news organization focusing on pre-K-12 education policy. Serving as a bridge between the worlds of policy and practice, Education Week is recognized as American precollegiate education’s “newspaper of record,” but it is an integrated print-digital news source spanning multiple platforms, including print, online, and mobile. Edweek.org includes the editorial-content channels Education Week Teacher, EdWeek Market Brief, and Digital Directions as well as the TopSchoolJobs job board. The site also provides 30-plus years of Education Week online archives and also hosts approximately 50 news and opinion blogs.
Grove Music Online is the leading online resource for music research, a comprehensive compendium of music scholarship drawing from the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition (2002), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition (2002), and also includes new and updated articles and bibliographies exclusively available online.
Full-text of NBER Working Papers from November 1994 to the present, with approximately 500 papers published annually. The NBER is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting economic research and to disseminating research findings among academics, public policy makers, and business professionals. Key focus areas include developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behavior, and analyzing the effects of public policies.