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LITERATURE HUMANITIES SOURCES
Indexes over 300
English-language periodicals covering classical studies,
history, literature, performing arts, philosophy, and
Indexes a variety of
international English-language arts publications. Indexing
from 1984 to present, abstracting from 1994 to present.
Choose ART in the Subject Area.
and Humanities Search
Records referencing many of the world's leading arts and
Literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore.
SOCIAL SCIENCE SOURCES
History and Life
Comprehensive bibliography of articles on the history and
culture of the United States and Canada from pre-history to
Library and information-science periodicals published
internationally, and more than 600 books per year.
Affairs Information Service
This database consists of articles, books,conference
proceedings,government documents, book chapters, and
statistical directories about public affairs worldwide.
International, English-language periodicals in sociology,
anthropology, geography, economics, political science, and
(Journal Storage Project)
A collection of
abstracts and full text articles from scholarly journals
considered primary representatives of their disciplines.
Searchable access to
scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social
sciences, sciences and mathematics.
General and academic journals, covering business, current
affairs, economics, literature, religion, psychology,
women's studies, and others.
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you can submit an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request for
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when evaluating Web sites:
1. Authority: Who
is responsible for the content? Are they an expert on the
topic? Does the author identify
2. Objectivity: Why
was the site created? Is the information presented with a
minimum of bias? Is the site meant to persuade the
3. Content: What is
presented? Is the content focused, or does it stray all over
the place? Is the site appropriate for research/scholarly
purposes? Is the design of the site more important than the
4. Accuracy: Does
the site feature a list of sources, or bibliography, or
links to other similar sites? Are other authorities cited?
5. Currency: Is the
web site current? Is it currently being maintained? Is there
indication of when it was last updated anywhere on the page?
Information Literacy Librarian, ext. 3844.
updated: 04/05, ls