An interactive language lesson tool focused on practical, common conversation skills. Includes instruction on vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture. Select from many different language courses, including English as a Second Language.
With abstracts and some full-text, this database encompasses all fields of the humanities, including art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, and religion. Content is primarily scholarly and includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries, reviews, and original works of fiction, drama, and poetry.
Collection of author biographies, plot summaries, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines and journals, book reviews, poems, short stories, classic texts, and author interviews. Incorporates the MLA International Bibliography.
Newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format with hundreds of American and international titles in English and many other languages. Current issues are supplemented by a 60-day back file. Simultaneous user limit: 3.
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: