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Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (PQ)       
Cambridge University Press eBooks (via Cambridge Core)       
Contemporary Literary Criticism (GALE)       
Literature Criticism Online (Gale)       
Literature Online (LION) (Proquest)       
MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)       

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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)       
Arts and Humanities Citation Index (Clarivate)       
Book Review Digest Plus (EBSCO H.W. Wilson)       
Book Review Digest Retrospective 1903-1982 (EBSCO H.W. Wilson)       
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries 1500-1950 (Alexander Street Press)       
British Literary Manuscripts Online, c. 1660-1900 (Gale)       
British Periodicals (ProQuest)       
Cairn (Cairn.Info)       
Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online       
Cambridge Histories Online (via Cambridge Core)       
Canadian Book Review Annual (CBRA)       
CanLit Guides        
Choice Reviews Online       
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry       
Contemporary Authors (GALE)       
De Gruyter Online       
Defining Gender, 1450-1910       
Dictionary of Irish Biography       
Dictionary of Old English       
Dictionary of the Irish Language       
e-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection       
Early American Imprints - Evans 1639-1800 (Readex - NewsBank)       
Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker 1801-1819 (Readex - NewsBank)       
Early English Books Online (EEBO)(Proquest)       
Early European Books I and II (ProQuest)       
Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare       
eDuke eBooks Scholarly Collection       
Eighteenth Century Collections Online ECCO (Gale)       
Eighteenth Century Journals Portal (Adam Matthew Digital)       
Electronic Enlightenment       
Empire Online       
English Short Title Catalogue ESTC       
Essay & General Lit (EBSCO H.W. Wilson)       
Frantext       
Gale Literary Databases (Gale)       
Gale's Literary Index       
Gutenberg-e       
Humanities, Arts & Medicine Database       
Incunabula Short Title Catalogue (ISTC)       
Internet Shakespeare Editions       
Iter: eBooks       
Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism       
JSTOR       
Literary Manuscripts (17th and 18th Century poetry)       
Literary Print Culture (Adam Matthew Digital)       
Literature Resource Center LRC (Gale)       
London Low Life (Adam Matthew Digital)       
Middle English Dictionary (UMichigan)       
MLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCO)       
New York Review of Books Online       
NINES Nineteenth-century Scholarship Online       
Nineteenth Century Collections Online - NCCO (Gale)       
Nineteenth-Century Short Title Catalogue (NSTC)       
North American Women's Letters and Diaries (Alexander Street Press)       
Orlando Women's Writing in the British Isles       
Oxford English Dictionary (OED)       
Oxford Handbooks Online (Oxford)       
Oxford Reference        
Past Masters (Intelex)       
Perdita Manuscripts (Adam Matthew Digital)       
Periodicals Archive Online 1 - 10 (ProQuest)       
Periodicals Index Online (PQ)       
Play Index (EBSCO H.W. Wilson)       
Princeton University Press Ebook Collection (De Gruyter)       
Project Muse       
Punch Historical Archive; 1841-1992 (Gale)       
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature (EBSCO H.W. Wilson)       
Readers’ Guide Retrospective 1890-1982 (EBSCO H.W. Wilson)       
Richard Brome Online       
Romanticism: Life, Literature & Landscape       
Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism (T&F)       
Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period (Alexander Street Press)       
Shakespeare Survey       
Stanford University Press Ebooks (De Gruyter)       
T.S. Eliot - The Complete Prose of T.S. Eliot: The Critical Edition       
Taylor & Francis eBooks        
Times Literary Supplement (TLS) Historical Archive (Gale)       
TLS Centenary Archive (see TLS Historical Archive)       
Very Short Introductions (Oxford)       
Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900       
Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals       
Women Writers Online (1400-1850)       
World Shakespeare Bibliography       
WorldCat (OCLC)       
WorldCat.org