The Oxford Language Dictionaries Online provide access to English translation dictionaries for Russian, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Chinese. Each volume contains hundreds of thousands of words and translations, notes on meaning and usage, and enhanced features like verb tables. The Chinese and Russian dictionaries also have online keyboard features for typing Chinese and Russian characters. Updated: Regularly.
Humanities Full Text contains full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Also includes: feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama, and poetry, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs, and more. Coverage: 1984 - Present. Updated: Daily.
ARTFL, produced by the University of Chicago, contains French texts from the 12th to the 20th Centuries, the first edition of Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopédie, digitized French resources and numerous other full-text resources. Coverage: 12th Century - Present. Updated: Regularly.
NewspaperDirect Press Display offers full-color page images of nearly newspapers from all around the world in English and foreign languages. Provides reproduction of entire paper, including photos and advertisements. Contains today’s edition and archives past three months.Contains images. Simultaneous user limit:3 Coverage: Previous 60 Days - Present. Updated: Daily.
Tips & Tricks
Tips & Tricks
When searching databases, use AND, OR, and parentheses to focus your search.
asterisk * symbol will search for all variations of a word. For example:
basket* will search for baskets and basketry. Using quotes will search
for a phrase.
Combine synonyms with OR and put them inside parentheses, like this: