English Language and Literature

Database of African American Poetry (DLPS version)

Alternative Titles
Database of African American Poetry (Chadwyck-Healey version)
African American Poetry (DLPS version)
African American Poetry (Chadwyck-Healey version)
DAAP
Description

This database contains the full-text of 54 African-American poets writing in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and, through their writings, provides a unique portrait of early America.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8399
Access
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Contemporary Authors

Description
A full-text bio-bibliographical guide to over 100,000 current and recently prominent writers in all media--fiction, poetry, drama, general non-fiction, print & broadcast journalism, cartoonists, editors, screenwriters, etc.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current cumulative edition. (Covers currently active and recently deceased writers.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8397
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Bible: King James Version

Alternative Titles
KJV
Description

The original electronic text for this version of the Bible was provided by the Oxford Text Archive. Original tagging was performed by the New Centre for the Oxford English Dictionary (Waterloo). Subsequent conversion to SGML was performed by the University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
Contains edition first published in 1611.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8385
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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Bible in English

Alternative Titles
Bible in English (multiple versions)
Description

This database contains twenty-one different versions of the English Bible, including thirteen complete Bibles, five texts that comprise New Testaments only, and William Tyndale's translation of the Pentateuch, Jonah, and New Testament.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
Editions published from 450 to 1976.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8383
Access
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JSTOR

Alternative Titles
Journal Storage Project
Journals - Archive Collections
Description

Provides full-text access to the archives of core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences. Includes content from ten of the eleven JSTOR multi-disciplinary Journals Archives Collections (Arts & Sciences I through IX; and Life Sciences) and nearly all of the JSTOR discipline-specific Journals Archives Collections (Biological Sciences, Business I and II, Ecology & Botany, Health & General Sciences, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics, and Music).

In addition, JSTOR now also includes the full text of current issues (up to the latest issue) for selected journals from selected publishers, including the University of Chicago Press.

Please note: U-M does not currently have access to the following JSTOR Journals Archives Collections: Arts & Sciences X (ten); Ireland; and Business III.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Dates of coverage vary by journal title. All go back to the very first issue published, but most have a "moving wall" embargo that excludes issues from the most recent X years (where X can be anywhere from 0 up to 10 years, depending on the particular journal; most are in the 3 to 5 year embargo range).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8235
Mobile Version
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American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

Alternative Titles
AHD, AHDEL
Description
Free online version at Yahoo! Education, with over 200,000 entries featuring 10,000 new words and senses, 70,000 audio word pronunciations, 900 full-page color illustrations, language notes and word-root appendixes.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Fourth edition (2000).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8215
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Essay and General Literature Index

Alternative Titles
Essay and General Literature Index Retrospective, EGLI, EGLIR
Description

Indexes over 300,000 articles in more than 25,000 books (anthologies and collections of essays) focusing on the humanities and social sciences, published in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain. Covers 300 books and 20 annual series each year. Includes links to full text of over 3,300 of the indexed books available in the HathiTrust Digital Library.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1900 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8213
Access
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Literature Resource Center: Reference Works

Alternative Titles
LRC
Description
Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combines content from Gale Literary Databases: Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and Dictionary of Literary Biography.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current editions of reference works.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8209
Access
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Oxford English Dictionary (Second Edition)

Alternative Titles
OED, 2nd Ed.; OED2; O.E.D.
OED, 2nd Ed.
O.E.D.
Description

Previous (1989) edition of the most complete and authoritative dictionary of the English language. Cites quotations demonstrating the use of each word defined to illustrate development of its usage and meaning.  (Superceded by the new, web-based, third edition of the OED, in which entries from this second edition are gradually being updated.)

Type
Dictionary
Coverage
Second edition of 1989 (updated 1996).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8171
Access
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