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Language and Literature: Electronic Databases by Subject: Primary Databases

This Library Guide contains a listing of electronic databases subscribed to by the Houston Cole Library of Jacksonville State University for study and research in the fields of language and literature.

Electronic Resources

There are a number of electronic resources you can use to research your area. The databases on this page are some of the more useful ones for the study of language and literature.  You can also search for a specific journal using the search box over on the right-hand sidebar (Serials Solutions). If you cannot find what you need, please contact the Subject Specialist via the e-mail link found on the Home page of this LibGuide.

Who has access?

If you are faculty, staff, or currently enrolled in classes at Jacksonville State University, you can access the Library's electronic resources from your home computer.

Where can I access these resources?

Access is granted through an authentication application called EZproxy. It is very easy to use, and it allows our users to access our resources from any browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) or service provider (AOL, Mindspring, etc.).

How Do I Access These Resources?

Access is granted through the same credentials you use for MyJSU.  When you select any of our electronic resources, databases or journals, you will be routed to MyJSU.

MyJSU Login Screenshot

It is important to note that users will still be verified through the Library's system, so if there is a problem with your record in the Library’s System, you will be prompted to contact us at 256.782.5758 or 1-800-231-5291.

Primary Databases

Start with these Databases to Locate Articles

To find articles on a topic, you will need to search in databases that index the articles in various journals or, occasionally, in books, on that topic. For research on language and literature, you may want to start with the following databases, all of which focus exclusively on language and literature.

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Special Note

NOTE: Due to license agreements, some journals and/or specific issues may not be available in full-text.