Literary Criticism Index (1920s - present). Indexes over 3,000 journals and series in the fields of literature, language, linguistics, film, folklore and drama. It also covers relevant books, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies, and other formats.
Biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Tip: the Advanced search form offers a check box to restrict your search to Peer Reviewed Journals.
A collection of over 350,000 full-text works of English, American, African-American and Canadian poetry, drama and prose from the 8th century to the present, with complementary criticism and reference resources. Tip: to restrict your search to literary criticism, click on the Criticism tab.
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online is a searchable electronic database consisting of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide between 1960 and 2014.
Part of Web of Science. Use the "All Databases" menu to select "Web of Science Core Collection." Then use the "More Settings" menu to select just the Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Bibliographic and citation information for journal articles in the arts & humanities from 1975-Present.
Google's database of scholarly works. Much of the content is articles and books, but you will also see theses, dissertations, patents and other items here.
If you are on campus you can often access full text articles available through the library directly from Google Scholar. If you are off campus, go into the settings and set the library link to Mount Holyoke College.
Finding the full text
After you locate an article in a database, use the red MHLinks button to locate the full text. Ask a librarian if you need help!