PRIMARY DATABASES: Language Linguistics TESOL
Academic Search Complete FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: 1865 - present
Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary database featuring peer-reviewed journals as well as other journals, magazines, newspapers, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. Designed specifically for academic institutions, this is the database of choice for a wide variety of research interests. The database features full-text for over 5,300 periodicals and provides access to even more online content through OLinks. Updated daily. Note: this database offers indexing for the Wall Street Journal. To access articles in the WSJ, search the separate Wall Street Journal database.
Education Research Complete FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Education Research Complete is a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, as well as full text for more than 750 journals. This database also includes full text for more than 100 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.
Humanities International Complete FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Humanities International Complete is a comprehensive database of humanities content, providing full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from American Humanities Index and Humanities International Index (over 1.6 million records) plus unique full text content.
Mango Language Learning Center NEW!
Mango Language Learning Center is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. It also offers English language lessons if English is not your first language. The system is divided into modules that have clear goals related to conversation and pronunciation. It uses a variety of teaching methods including flashcards, repetition, and cultural notes. It also contains a translation feature. Click the Start Learning button to try it out. Or create a free Mango profile to log in and track your progress. You will need Java and Flash to use Mango.
MLA International Bibliography FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: 1926 - present
MLA International Bibliography is an index to books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Coverage includes literature from all over the world. Folklore is represented by folk literature, music, art, rituals, and belief systems. Linguistics and language materials range from history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, stylistics, and syntax to translation. Other topics include literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), and history of printing and publishing. The MLA Directory of Periodicals and the Association's proprietary thesaurus used to assign descriptors to each record in the bibliography are also included.
Oxford English Dictionary FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books. The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis, listings of variant spellings, and shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet. The online OED corresponds to the Second Edition (20 volumes in print). Updated quarterly.
SUPPORTING DATABASES: Language Linguistics TESOL
ARTFL (French Language) FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language, University of Chicago. Nearly 2,000 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing. The eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries are about equally represented, with a smaller selection of seventeenth century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts. Genres include novels, verse, theater, journalism, essays, correspondence, and treatises. Subjects include literary criticism, biology, history, economics, and philosophy. Updated regularly.
Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI) FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: 1980 - present
Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. Subjects include art, language, linguistics, literature, music, philosophy, radio, television & film, religion, theatre, and more. With this database, you can do the usual author and topic searches, but then benefit from the cited reference search option. This feature allows the researcher to discover articles that cite a known author or work. Updated weekly.
Chicano Database FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: 1967 - present
The Chicano Database identifies all types of material on Mexican-American topics and about Chicanos. Updated quarterly, the Chicano Database covers at least 1967 to the present, with more than 48,000 records. Records added since 1992 have expanded its scoop to include the broader Latino experience, including Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American immigrants. The Chicano Database also includes the Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database, covering psychological, sociological, and educational literature.
Communication & Mass Media Complete FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: 1915 - present
Communication & Mass Media Complete incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals to create a research and reference resource in the communication and mass media fields. CMMC offers cover-to-cover ("core") indexing and abstracts for over 300 journals, and selected ("priority") coverage of over 100 more, for a combined coverage of over 400 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for nearly 200 journals. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs and searchable citations from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1915). CMMC contains a sophisticated controlled vocabulary and comprehensive reference browsing (i.e. searchable citations for all peer-reviewed journals covered as "core"). Updated daily
Economia y Negocios FULL-TEXT CONTENT
EBSCOhost ECONOMIA Y NEGOCIOS is produced in Peru by ESAN (Escuela de Administración de Negocios para Graduados), the oldest graduate school of business in the Spanish-speaking world. This Spanish language database, which focuses on business and economics, consists of more than 60,000 bibliographic records. Coverage dates back to the early 1980s and includes over 200 periodicals published in Latin America and Spain.
Educational Films and Documentaries
Educational Films and Documentaries contains full-length educational films and documentaries covering a wide variety of subjects from two distributors, Ambrose Video and Films for the Humanities and Sciences. Part of the Digital Resource Commons.
Foreign Language Video Instruction
Collection of video clips by native speakers on a wide variety of topics, including culture, family, and daily life, along with contents description, country of the speaker, and grammar and vocabulary notes. From the Digital Resource Commons (DRC).
Fuente Academica FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Fuente Academica is a unique collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This database provides full text coverage (including PDF) for nearly 200 scholarly Spanish language journals. Content is provided in Spanish from respected publishers worldwide.
Historical Abstracts FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: 1955 - present
Historical Abstracts is your complete reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). Currently over 2,000 journals published throughout the world are covered in the database. In addition to articles, each year Historical Abstracts includes approximately 3,000 citations to useful historical books as reviewed by the most prestigious journals in the field and citations to abstracts of dissertations completed worldwide of particular interest for historical research. Updated three times per year.
LexisNexis Academic FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: varies, but strong for 1980s-present
Provides access to over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Features an extensive collection of 350+ national (U.S.), regional, and international newspapers, many same day of publication, including coverage for the New York Times. Also offers non-English language news sources, broadcast transcripts, campus news, and a full range of information for business and legal research. Updated daily.
Newspaper databases FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Indexes to articles in newspapers from the United States and around the world.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
Coverage: 1861 - present
Information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses, ranging from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted in 1861, to those accepted as recently as last semester; those published from 1980 forward also include 350-word abstracts, written by the author. Citations for master's theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Of the 1.5 million titles listed, UMI offers over a million in full text. The database represents the work of authors from over 1,000 North American graduate schools and European universities. Updated daily.
PsycINFO FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: 1600s - present
PsycINFO provides international coverage for the scholarly literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health, including journal articles, dissertations, reports, English-language book chapters and books, and other documents. The database offers material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as education, business, sports, sociology, medicine, law, and social work. Produced by the American Psychological Association. Updated weekly.
SocINDEX FULL-TEXT CONTENT
SocINDEX is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 1,600,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 253 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.
Vente et Gestion FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Vente et Gestion provides full text coverage for French language business journals serving both the academic and the professional researcher. This collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others.
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