Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Database Trials: Humanities Source, MLA International Bibliography, and The John Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism

For the remainder of the year, we will be trialing two databases in the Humanities: Humanities Source and MLA International Bibliography. We will also be trialing a teference source called The John Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism.

About Humanities Source:
Humanities Source provides full text—plus abstracts and bibliographic indexing—for the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities and history. Including feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, and more.
About MLA International Bibliography:
 Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains millions of citations from journals & series, as well as book publishers. 
About The John Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism:
Compiled by 275 specialists from around the world, the Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements and is updated annually.

Direct URLS:

Humanities Source:                                    

MLA International Bibliography:

The John Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism:

Trials end: December 29, 2013

Friday, October 11, 2013

Try Out Arts & Humanities Full Text from ProQuest until November 10th

For a limited time, try out Arts & Humanities Full text from ProQuest. "Titles include both scholarly peer-reviewed journals and selected trade and consumer titles relevant to applied arts and cultural studies." Strengths of this collection are:
  • Art, design, crafts and photography
  • Archaeology, anthropology and classical studies 
  • Architecture, interior design and urban planning 
  • History, philosophy, geography and religion 
  • Modern languages and literatures 
  • Music, theatre, film and cultural studies
 Direct URL: http://ezproxy.csp.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/artshumanities/embedded/UQHH2GA1XSNQ3CHB

Trials ends: November 10th

Send feedback and trial ideas to reference@csp.edu.