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A collection of online, annotated bibliographies; each entry is compiled by experts in the field and provides citations to the key literature on a topic, including print and online resources. We have access to selected collections only.
The library has the following collections:
--Cinema and Media Studies
--Latin American Studies
--Renaissance and Reformation
Full-text biographies, critical essays, journal articles, and excerpts of criticism and reviews; covers dramatists, essayists, novelists, poets, and other writers from all time periods.
Includes Contemporary Authors, The Dictionary of Literary Biography, and substantial portions of Gale's other literature criticism series, including the Scribner Writers Series. Also includes the Gale's Literary Index and the Encyclopedia of Literature.
(Current edition) Provides concise information, including geographic, demographic, and economic data, for over 250 countries. Prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Some earlier editions are also archived online from the US GPO.
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