* Literary Reviews
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* Radio, Television, & Film
Streaming video of the 37 classic BBC Shakespeare productions. Includes closed captioning so you can view the text along with the video.
British Literary Manuscripts Online presents facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials. Searching is based on tags and descriptive text associated with each manuscript. Images of the complete manuscript can be viewed, manipulated and navigated on screen. Please note that the text of the manuscripts themselves is not searchable.
British Literary Manuscripts Online, Medieval and Renaissance is the second installment in Gale’s groundbreaking British Literary Manuscripts Online series. This digital archive features manuscripts dating from roughly 1120 to 1660 – preceding and broadening the scope of the first series. It offers hundreds of thousands of pages of letters, poems, stories, plays, chronicles, religious writings, and other materials.
BrowZine for Android
Use the correct link to download this app to your tablet. Then select Temple University from the 'Choose Library' menu, and log in with your AccessNet ID.
BrowZine works by organizing the articles found in Open Access and subscription databases, uniting them into complete journals, then arranging these journals on a common newsstand. The result is an easy and familiar way to browse, read and monitor scholarly journals across the disciplines.
Easily read complete scholarly journals in a format that is optimized for tablet devices - Create a personal bookshelf of favorite journals - Be alerted when new editions of journals are published - Easily save to Zotero, Mendeley, Dropbox and other services.
C19 indexes millions of documents published between 1790 and 1919. It is currently comprised of the following components for which further detail is available.
--Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue (1801-1919) (Index only)
--Nineteenth Century microfiche project (1801-1900) (Index only)
--American Periodicals Series (1770-1919) (Full-Text)
--British Periodicals Series (Index only)
--Periodicals Index (1790-1919) (Index only, but links out to JSTOR)
Poole's Index to Periodical Literature (Index only)
--Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals (1824-1900) (Index only)
--House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (1801-1900) (Full-Text)
--ArchivesUSA (19th century records only) (Index only)
--Palmer's Index to the Times (1790-1905) (Index only - but full-text available via Times Digital Archive )
(browse titles in Diamond Catalog)
Includes thousands of essays from over 300 authoritative guides in Cambridge Univesity Press' Companions series. Covers literature, philosophy, religion, classics and cultural studies.
DARE is different from other dictionaries in that it does not include words that are commonly used throughout the United States, but rather focuses on the regional aspects of our language, documenting words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another. Widely viewed as the American equivalent of the Oxford English Dictionary, DARE represents the full panoply of American regional vocabulary—from Adam’s housecat to Zydeco. Contradicting the popular notion that American English has become homogenized, DARE demonstrates that our language still has distinct and delightful local character. Whether we are talking about foods, games, clothing, family members, animals, or almost any other aspect of life, our vocabulary reveals much about who we are. DARE celebrates the color, richness, and evolution of the English language across America.
The Dictionary draws on as wide a range of texts -- in date, dialect and genre -- as possible. It differs from previous dictionaries in several important features: a listing in a simplified paradigmatic order of every spelling which is attested for a word in the Electronic Corpus; frequency counts for each word in the corpus so that readers can know what proportion of the evidence has been cited; usage labels where they are statistically significant, noting restrictions to a class of texts, to an author, or to a particular period or dialect; exhaustive citation for all words of twelve or fewer occurrences." (description taken from publisher)
Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides. The constantly growing collection meets the full range of teaching needs for theatre studies, literature courses and drama schools. From the epic to the monologue; ensemble to one-person plays; comedy to tragedy; the historical to the contemporary; and from the highly political to the profoundly personal, there is plenty to discover. Unique Play Tools with Character Grids, Words and Speech graphs and Part Books offer a new way to engage with plays for close study or for performance.
Over 6,000 educational films available for immediate online viewing
Films on Demand is a library of thousands of streaming videos across all disciplines from Films Media Group. All Temple users can search and view films or specific segments of films. If you establish a user account from within Films on Demand you can also create playlists from the various films/segments for your own use or for sharing with other Temple users. 1
More than 1 million citations for secondary source material about the European Middle Ages and Renaissance, 400-1700.
The most comprehensive finding list available of previously uncatalogued or incompletely catalogued Renaissance humanistic manuscripts in libraries and collections all over the world.
Arts & Sciences Collections IX, X, and XI just added!
Like JSTOR? You might want to also try Periodicals Archive Online.
JSTOR, originally funded by the Mellon Foundation, began as an effort to ease the increasing space problems faced by libraries by converting back issues of paper journals into electronic formats that would allow savings in space, improved access to journal content and offer a possible solution to preservation problems associated with storing paper volumes.
Note: New interface! Gale has also added new workflow tools for information analysis including subject indexing, term clusters, and term frequency.
A comprehensive collection of literary criticism from classical to modern times. Includes online editions of Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC) and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism (TCLC).
Note: New interface! Proquest has provided additional product information and 'Search Tips.'
Searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 200 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources. (Updated monthly)
Digital resources in OAister include:
--Digitized (scanned) books and articles
--Audio fles (WAV, MP3)
--Video fles (MP4, Quicktime)
--Photographic images (JPEG, TIFF, GIF)
--Data sets (downloadable statistical information
Concurrent user limit: 6
(browse titles in Diamond Catalog)
Periodicals Archive Online is a major online periodical archive that makes the backfiles of periodicals in the humanities and social sciences available electronically, providing access to the full text of a growing number of digitized periodicals that have been indexed in its sister database, Periodicals Index Online. As of early 2009, Periodicals Archive Online contains over 550 journals, providing access to over 13.2 million article pages - representing over 2 million articles.
Periodicals Index Online is an electronic index to millions of articles published in over 5,000 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences. It is unique in combining a broad subject base with deep chronological coverage going back over 300 years. As of early 2007, over 16 million articles going as far back as 1665 are currently indexed. Every article in each journal covered is indexed, from volume 1 issue 1 to recent times.
Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1861, and more than 55,000 new citations are added to the database every year. Full-text Temple University dissertations from as far back as the 1950's are included along with 24-page previews of thousands of other dissertations.
Proquest Dissertations & Theses @ Temple University is a subset of the larger database, including only dissertations and theses from Temple University.
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Note: Access now includes Book Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1994-present), Current Chemical Reactions (1994-present), and Index Chemicus (1994-present)
Includes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), 1900-present; Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), 1956-present; Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A & HCI), 1975-present.
Encyclopedia of the Novel
Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction
Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory