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MLA International Bibliography Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics and folklore, including journal articles, series, monographs, dissertations, bibliographies, and proceedings; via ProQuest; 1926 - present.
Historical Abstracts [EBSCO] Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations pertaining to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (for U.S. and Canada historian, use America: History and Life); 1955 - present. 
JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
Full text backfiles of over 2,500 core scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. To help you navigate and search JSTOR, check their helpful how-to guide (PDF). 

Note: JSTOR includes 16 current titles, but for all others, JSTOR does not contain the most recent 1-7 years of content. Many of these titles are continued in the Library's print and/or electronic subscriptions, however. Check the Journal Finder for complete holdings information.

Project Muse Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text current and archival articles from 660+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more. The Library's subscription also includes over 7,000 e-books. Updated continually.


HELIN Catalog
‚ÄčTo find books and e-books, audiovisual materials, board games, and other items held by the Wallace Library or our partners in the HELIN consortium, search the catalog: 

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World Library Catalog Restricted Resource openURL
Find and request material at Wheaton, HELIN, Brown, Google Books, and WorldCat (libraries worldwide):

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Encyclopedias, Handbooks, and Dictionaries

Collins Spanish Dictionary Restricted Resource
Comprehensive Spanish-English dictionary with over 100,000 entries.
Oxford Spanish Dictionary
Print Location: Ref. PC4640 .O94 2003
Extensive Spanish-English dictionary with over 300,000 entries in both European and Latin American Spanish.
Dictionaries in several languages, including French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.

Digital Libraries and Collections

Biblioteca Virtual de Patrimonio Bibliogr√°fico Some full text available
Digital library of historic Spanish manuscripts.
Europeana Some full text availableopenURL Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
 "Explore millions of items from a range of Europe's leading galleries, libraries, archives and museums. Books and manuscripts, photos and paintings, tv and film, sculpture and crafts, diaries and maps, sheet music and recordings, they're all here."
HathiTrust Digital Library Some full text available
Digital library created from the collections of major research libraries in the United States and around the world. Items range from medieval Arabic manuscripts to early modern European incunabula, from colonial American pamphlets to 19th-century treatises on natural history. Although a part of the collection is only accessible to members of participating/contributing institutions, many materials (particularly those no longer in copyright) are freely accessible.


LANIC - Latin American Network Information Center
Curated by the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) and the Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas at Austin, "LANIC's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America... LANIC's editorially reviewed directories contain over 10,000 unique URLs, one of the largest guides for Latin American content on the Internet... Additionally, LANIC hosts large amounts of content from or about Latin America."
H-Net: Humanities & Social Sciences Online
"H-Net is an international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers dedicated to developing the enormous educational potential of the Internet and the World Wide Web. [Its] edited networks publish peer reviewed essays, multimedia materials, and discussions for colleagues and the interested public." 

Citation Guides and Style Manuals

MLA Handbook
Print Location: Ref. Z253 .G53 2016 Restricted Resource
Authoritative guide to writing papers, and citing sources. Primarily focused on the humanities.
Also check the Modern Language Association's helpful Style Center, which includes a quick guide to the MLA Handbook

Professional Organizations and Resources

Modern Language Association (MLA)
Website of the Modern Language Association (MLA), the premier professional associations of scholars in language and literature. Its mission is to "promote[] the study and teaching of languages and literatures through its programs, publications, annual convention, and advocacy work" and "to advance the many areas of the humanities ..., including literature, language, writing studies, screen arts, digital humanities, pedagogy, and library studies."
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Documenting Your Research
Properly documenting your research is a crucial part of the research process. Check out the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University as well as our own Guide to Documenting Your Research for detailed information about different citation styles and formats. 

To manage your sources and references, try Zotero or RefWorks
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