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L'Annee Philologique

L'Annee Philologique (APh) is a comprehensive, annual index of publications dealing with all aspects of Greco-Roman antiquity. Subjects included in this index are history, literature, art, religion, folklore, early Christian texts, papyrology, and science. LPh covers articles written about the time periods beginning in the second century BC to 800 AD. APh references are multilingual and compiled from journals, festschriften, books, essays, editions of ancient texts, dissertations, and book reviews. Access subjects by classical author and text or by broad subjects (in French). An index of authors and of ancient names of locations/people is also included.

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LANDSAT 7 Satellite Image Server

The LANDSAT 7 Satellite Image Server includes all Ohio based satellite data captured by Landsat 7 since the first data sets were available in 1999. A new 'snapshot'of the state is captured every 16 days and includes images with 30% or less cloud cover. The LANDSAT 7 satellite images are available in True-Color Composite, High-Resolution Monochrome, NDVI, and Near-Infrared Composite formats. Advanced users can download images in raw GeoTIFF format via FTP.

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Latin American Newspapers Series 1-2

Latin American Newspapers (World Newspaper Archive) is a searchable database of diverse 19th and 20th century newspapers from Latin America and is divided into Series 1 (1805-1922) and Series 2 (1822-1922). The database is a work in progress and will ultimately contain more than 2.5 million pages of content from newspapers published throughout South and Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. 

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Latin American Women Writers

Latin American Women Writers contains full-text prose, poetry and drama by Latin American Women. Authors are from Mexico and South and Central America. Materials are in Spanish and Portuguese as well as French, Italian and English.

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Latino Literature

Contains the full text of poetry, fiction, and drama written in English and Spanish by hundreds of Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and other Latin authors working in the United States.

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Legal Collection

Indexing and abstracts are provided for 250 scholarly publications on legal topics. Most titles are full-text, and some titles go back as far as 1965, but most do not. Our other full-text law collections do not have subject headings.

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Letopis zhurnal'nykh statei

Digital version of the Soviet index to journals, covering more than 1,700 publications in the fields of the humanities, natural sciences, and the social sciences for the period from 1956 to 1975. Letopis' Zhurnal'nykh Statei provides access to the periodical literature of an essential time in modern Russian history, beginning with the period of the Khrushchev "Thaw" following the 20th CPSU Congress and continuing through the first half of the so-called Brezhnev "Period of Stagnation". The site was created by Indiana University.

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LexisNexis (ProQuest) Congressional

ProQuest Congressional offers information and primary-source documents by and about the United States Congress. It indexes Congressional publications from 1789 to the present and provides access to CIS Legislative Histories for public laws (1970-). Full text is available for many publications including testimony from congressional hearings (1824-Present); committee reports (1817-Present); bill texts and status (1989-); Statutes at Large/U.S. Code (1789-); Congressional Serial Set (1789-2003); Federal Register (1980-); and the Congressional Record, including the Annals of Congress (1789-1997). It also provides information about members and committees.

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LexisNexis Academic (now called Nexis Uni)

LexisNexis (now called Nexis Uni) is an outstanding source for researching news, business, and legal topics. It contains more than 6,000 sources from all over the world, drawn from print, broadcast, and online media. Use the Easy Search form if you just need a quick answer to a simple query, you're not familiar with advanced searching methods, or you're not sure which sources to use. Enter any terms or phrases, with or without connectors, and Easy Search will determine the best searching method (terms and connectors or natural language) based on what you entered.

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LGBT Life with Full Text

Indexes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues and topics related to civil liberties, culture, employment, family, history, politics, psychology, religion, sociology and more. LGBT Life includes archival and current content in the area of LGBT studies and includes some full-text.

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LGBT Thought and Culture

LGBT Thought and Culture is an online resource hosting the key works and archival documentation of LGBT political and social movements throughout the 20th century and into the present day. The collection includes materials ranging from seminal texts, letters, periodicals, speeches, interviews, and ephemera covering the political evolution of gay rights to memoirs, biographies, poetry, and works of fiction that illuminate the lives of lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual individuals and the community.

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text

LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, researchreports and proceedings related to librarianship. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing. With coverage extending back to 1966, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.

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Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)

Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.

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Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center is a comprehensive database that provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. LRC combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. LRC includes:

  • plot summaries, synopses and work overviews
  • articles of literary criticism
  • full text of literary journals
  • author biographies
  • book reviews
  • author interviews
  • and images of key literary figures

LRC also includes full text of selected classic and contemporary poems and short stories. Full text of classic novels is anticipated by Fall 2006. As reference material, LRC includes full text of a number of literary encyclopedia and guides.

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Literary Reference Center Plus

Literary Reference Center Plus is a comprehensive, full text database that provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. LRC combines information from major respected reference works, books, and literary journals, as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing.LRC includes:

  • plot summaries, synopses and work overviews
  • articles of literary criticism
  • full text of literary journals and magazines
  • full text essays and literary reference books
  • author biographies
  • book reviews
  • poems
  • author interviews
  • images of key literary figures

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Literature Criticism Online

Online compilation of the Gale Literary Criticism Series. Provides access to criticism (excerpts or full-text) published from an author's own time to the present as well as biographical information and some historical context. The criticism includes scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books, and journals. Includes three collections: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, and Short Story Criticism.

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Literature Resource Center

Designed for undergraduate students, this contains information on literary figures from all time periods writing in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more, drawn from these sources: Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism (starting with vol. 95), and Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature. In addition it provides selected full-text, excerpted critical materials, articles from 260 literary journals, and links to selected websites.

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Literature, Culture and Society in Depression Era America

Archives of the Federal Writers' Project. The Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) was part of Federal One, the arts project established by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The WPA recognized that steelworkers, sharecroppers and factory workers were not the only section of the American economy hit by the Depression. Academics, novelists and playwrights were also struggling. In five years, the WPA spent millions to provide literary training and, more significantly, the opportunity for participants to observe, eat and write. This collection presents the FWP publications of all 47 states involved in the 10-year project.

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Literaturnaia Gazeta Digital Archive

Established on April 22, 1929 with the support of the "father of Soviet literature," writer Maxim Gorky, Literaturnaia gazeta is a landmark publication in Russia's cultural heritage. With its focus on literary and intellectual life, Literaturnaia gazeta allowed Soviet Russia’s preeminent authors, poets, and cultural figures a particular podium for commentary, affording perhaps fewer restrictions than might be possible in other publications. Literaturnaia gazeta was considered the most open among newspapers of the Soviet era, and it remains popular among the intelligentsia in today’s Russia. Publication of Literaturnaia gazeta was completely suspended in 1942 and 1943, and no issues were produced. In 1944, only 8 issues were published. The lack of database content for this period is not a gap, but reflects the publication schedule during these challenging years.

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LLMC Digital

LLMC is a full text, image-based searchable database of primary and secondary government documents and legal publications. Collections include: U.S. federal, state, and territories government documents; case reporters, legal periodicals and treatises; foreign government, multi-jurisdictional, and international law documents; canon law, Native American law, and legal philosophy.

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