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Provides full-text and full-page-image access to titles in most humanities disciplines and in area studies. The books included have been recommended by scholars as significant contributions to their respective fields. Offered by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) in collaboration with ten learned societies and nearly 80 contributing publishers.
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Books, pamphlets, and broadsides published during the 17th and 18th centuries; from the bibliography by Charles Evans and Roger Bristol’s Supplement; published in cooperation with the American Antiquarian Society.
Provides full-text access to the 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first 19 years of the 19th century; comprehensive collection features many state papers and government materials, including published reports; presidential letters and messages; congressional, state and territorial resolutions; full-text; coverage from 1801-1819.
25,000 publications (books, journals, pamphlets, posters, etc.) printed between 1473 and 1700; digital copies of original texts; full-text; look at EEBO Text Creation Partnership.
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Largest curated online collection of literary criticism in the world, this resource brings together 10 acclaimed multidisciplinary series representing a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres.
Authoritative English language dictionary; gives definition but also traces the development of the word’s usage and shifts in meaning over time; gives first dates and use.
Bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias, Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas.
The Sheila C. Bair Financial Literacy Collection includes a number of eResources focused on cultivating financial skills in the emerging citizen leader at Washington College.