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  • 1. Victorian Web

    The Victorian Web concentrates on Great Britain in the age of Victoria (1837-1901) and is a multidisciplinary resource for Victorian studies and culture. Included are primary and secondary texts (including scholarly book reviews) in British Victorian economics, literature, philosophy, political and social history, popular entertainment, science, technology, and visual arts (painting, architecture, sculpture, book design and illustration, photography, decorative arts, including ceramics, furniture, jewelry, metalwork, stained glass, and textiles, costume and various movements, such as Art Nouveau, Japonisme, and Arts and Crafts). It also includes extensive links to resources for Victorian authors, as well as to periodicals, book reviews, related WWW links, and a bibliography. (Updates ongoing)
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  • 2. Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

    Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) is a searchable database of more than 50,000 reviews of children's and young adult literature titles from education and library review journals such as Appraisal, ALAN Review, Five Owls, Kirkus, Kliatt, VOYA, and others. CLCD also includes the annotated entries from CCBC Choices for 1996 to the present. CCBC Choices is the annual best-of-the-year list created by professional staff of the Cooperative Children's Book Center of the School of Education at UW-Madison. The dates of reviews vary from source to source, with nothing available prior to 1991 at this time. (Updated monthly)
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  • 3. Klapp-Online Bibliography of French Literature

    Size of the database: 94,776 book articles, 14,8961 journal articles, 92,774 monographs and reviews, 1,420 processed periodicals Annual update of the database with approx. 16,000 titles The bibliography is "annotated", i.e. it contains notes including the following information: Notes identifying forewords and epilogues, appendices, bibliographic details, discussions etc. and authors covered, works, topics etc. Three language versions: German, English and French. The years 1956–1990 have been retro-digitised and are available as searchable PDF files (OCR).
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  • 4. Black Drama

    Black Drama contains the full text of 1,200 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 100 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. The database also includes playbills, stills, photographs, and other ephemera from a wide range of sources.
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  • 5. Periodicals Archive Online

    An online archive of digitized, full-image journal articles, Periodicals Archive Online provides access to hundreds of scholarly journals. Coverage is international and includes a wide range of scholarly journal literature in the humanities and social sciences disciplines with date coverage ranging from 1802 to 2000. NOTE: Current journal issues are not included in PAO but may be covered in other journal collections (use Find It).
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  • 6. British Humanities Index

    BHI indexes and abstracts approximately 400 internationally respected humanities journals and weekly magazines published in the UK and other English speaking countries, as well as quality newspapers published in the UK. This database includes a thesaurus. Subject coverage includes archaeology, current affairs, education, economics, environment, gender studies, history, law, political science, and religion. (Updated monthly)
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  • 7. Biblioteca dei Classici Italiani

    Biblioteca dei Classici Italiani is an Italian-language site featuring searchable texts (derived from older, public-domain editions) of writings in Italian by major literary authors. The site includes author biographies and is gradually adding introductions, commentaries and bibliographies to individual literary texts. The site also includes a history of Italian literature (Appunti di Storia della Letteratura italiana --as of Feb. 2001, 19th- and 20th-century only) and a glossary, in modern Italian, of words from 13th- and 14th-century Italian literature. (Updates vary)
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  • 8. JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive

    JSTOR is a full-text journal database which provides access to more than 1,200 titles in the fields of African-American studies, anthropology, architecture, Asian studies, biological sciences, botany, ecology, economics, education, film, finance, folklore, history, language, literature, mathematics, middle east studies, music, philosophy, political science, population/demography, religion, sociology, and statistics. Coverage begins with volume one of each title and continues to within 3 to 5 years of the most current issue, depending on the title. The "moving wall" represents the time period between the last issue available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal; it is specified by publishers in their license agreements with JSTOR. Graphs, photographs, and other images are included. UW-Madison Libraries have acquired the following JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences I-XIV; Biological Sciences; Business; Ecology & Botany I-II; Health & General Sciences; Ireland; Language & Literature; Music. (Updated irregularly)
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  • 9. World of Dante

    The World of Dante offers a hypermedia environment for the study of the Inferno. This project is designed to appeal to the different purposes of a wide range of readers, not simply those with scholarly interests. Included are searchable texts of the Italian-language original of the Inferno as edited by Giorgio Petrocchi and published by Mondadori (Milan, Italy, 1966-67; 2nd ed., Florence, Le Lettere, 1994); The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri and Inferno, translated by Alan Mandelbaum (New York, Bantam Books, 1980); and a wide variety of pertinent visual material. The latter includes the site's own dynamically generated VRML visualization of Dante's Inferno; this requires a VMRL viewer.
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  • 10. Lyrikline

    lyrikline is an international website for experiencing the diversity of contemporary poetry. Here you can listen to the melodies, sounds, and rhythms of international poetry, recited by the authors themselves, and read the poems both in their original languages and various translations. More than 100 countries and over 70 languages are represented. Users can browse the collection by poet names, titles, language, country, genres and aspects, issues, and poetic form. Since 2002 lyrikline has been under the auspices of the German Commission for UNESCO.
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