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When complete this database will include 130,000 pages of fiction, poetry and drama. Works are in English, Spanish, French, Dutch and a variety of local languages. Covers from 1900 to the present and includes writers from the entire region, including Barbados, Belize, Guyana and Suriname.
Provides open access to the archive of PASCAL (1984-2015), a database of scientific literature with special emphasis on European content, and FRANCIS (1972-2015), a database of publications related to humanities and social sciences. Produced by the by Institut de lInformation Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (INIST-CNRS), available in French, English and Spanish.
Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC)
A consortium focused on acquiring, archiving, preserving and distributing linguistic corpora. View currently available data sets and instructions for accessinghere.
MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)
1926 - present. Subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
Recommended General Databases
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
A multidisciplinary database with full text content in the arts, social sciences, humanities and sciences.
Melvyl @ UC Merced
Search Melvyl for books, articles and more from all UC campuses and beyond. Results will display according to best match (relevance). The UC Merced Library filter allows users to narrow to local content.
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