English Subject Resources

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Databases:
  • Credo Reference: An excellent full-text integrated reference database. Contains linked searching to other resources and visual concept mapping. The BEST place to start!
  • ProQuest Central: Our largest and most comprehensive database. 
    • Combine terms using AND, OR and NOT EX: "adolescents and athletics" will return results with both terms, "adolescents or teenagers" will return results with either term, and "education not educators" will get rid of anything about educators.
    • Clickable boxes for peer-reviewed and full-text content
    • Easily save, print, or email marked records and create citations for your bibliography.
    • Use our interlibrary loan form to order articles that are not full-text
    • Narrow your search with clickable icons, or choose a specific subject area
    • Clickable selectors for peer-reviewed resources and full-text.
  • JSTOR Language and Literature: A selection of full-text journals in areas of language and literature research.  All content is scholarly and full-text.
  • Academic Search Elite: A large general subject database with many journals in full-text and some coverage in literature and language.
    • Use left column search guides to refine your search
    • Clickable boxes for peer-reviewed and full-text content
    • Easily save, print, or email marked records and create citations for your bibliography.
    • Use our interlibrary loan form to order articles that are not full-text.
  • Magill's Literary Annuals: Collections of book reviews and supplemental materials organized by year.
  • Lexis/Nexis: Academic Universe includes business, legal and medical journals as well as major newspapers from around the world.
    • All content is full-text, but may not be scholarly!
Books:
  • Use the Quest and Mobius catalogs
    • Quest catalog includes CMU, Mo Valley, UCM and State Fair
    • Items from Quest usually arrive in 2-3 days and check out for 1 month.
    • MOBIUS catalog is state wide; items requested arrive in 5-7 days and check out for 3 weeks.
    • Request items from off-campus using your name and student ID number.
Websites:

 

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