Accessing eResources Remotely
Access to licensed library research materials (eResources) requires a special usernname/password combination.
To learn that username/password combination, login here, or call 318-869-5047.
For step-by-step instructions on how to obtain the login credentials for licensed eResources, see this IT FAQ entry.
Complete list of subscription databases • http://www.centenary.edu/library/research/databaseindex
Biography Resource Center
Combines biographies from respected Gale Group sources. Biography Resource Center also includes full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals.
JSTOR - Arts & Sciences III
Focused on the arts and humanities, the Arts & Sciences III Collection contains 150 titles . The collection makes available additional journals in language and literature, as well as important titles in the fields of music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, and the history and study of art and architecture.
Literature Resource Center
Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline.
Magill's Literary Annuals
MLA Directory of Periodicals
Offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices, and submission guidelines. Entries list editorial addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, frequency of publication, description of the periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, subscription prices and addresses, advertising information, and submission guidelines.
MLA International Bibliography
A bibliography of journal articles, books, and dissertations. The electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 1.8 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers. MLAIB includes journal abbreviations and acronyms for 3,500 titles, with full journal names standardized and ISSNs attached. MLAIB contains nearly 11,000 subject names and terms. Subjects consist of literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, and historical aspects of printing and publishing.
Scribner Writers Series
Includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 2,000 authors and literary genres drawn from the acclaimed Scribner print series.
The Twayne Authors Series
Each contains the full text of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on individual World, US, or English authors, for a total of 600 individual full-text titles.
A FEW RECOMMENDED RESOURCES:
English Subject Guide
Information on materials by subject are in Magale Library's reference area, stacks call numbers, and periodicals. Also provided are web sites, electronic journals, electronic texts, and online associations to further research in each area.
Early Modern Literary Studies • http://www.shu.ac.uk/emls/emlshome.html
English Plus+ Newsletters Online • http://englishplus.com/news/
Essential Comparative Literature & Theory Site • http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/Complit/Eclat/
Library of Congress: Virtual Reference Shelf: English Language & Literature • http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/virtualref.html#englishlanguage
Library of Southern Literature • http://docsouth.unc.edu/southlit/index.html
XConnect: Creative Writing • http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/xconnect/