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  1. Indices
    1. General Access
    2. UCSB Only
  2. Web Resources
  3. Online Books
    1. General Access
    2. UCSB Only
  4. Materials Request (UCSB)

More guides to online learning & research Resources for Instructors

SCyborg Variorumelective guide to online research resources: each section includes links to generally accessible research resources as well as to resources accessible only at UCSB. "Recommended" references are marked as * for users whose time is limited.



General Access

UCSB Campus Access Only
  • * Abstract and Indexing Services (California Digital Library) — a one-stop shopping site for searching Pegasus, Melvyl and a list of electronic journals, which also includes options for requesting articles through Interlibrary Loan. This multitude of services can also be viewed by subject area
  • * Periodicals Contents Index (Chadwyck-Healey Ltd) — index to contents of periodicals in the humanities and social sciences, easily searchable

Web Resources

General Access

  • * Voice of the Shuttle (Alan Liu) — a thorough and far-ranging collection of links to web pages devoted to humanities topics
  • * Literary Resources on the Net (Jack Lynch) — like Voice of the Shuttle, a collection of links to web pages devoted to a multitude of literary topics
  • The Argus Clearinghouse (Argus Associates, Inc) — organized by subject area, this site provides information and links to specialized pages of links
  • Web Indexing and Search Tools (UCSB Davidson Library) — links to web search engines and subject collections on the web

Online Books

General Access

  • * The On-Line Books Page (John Mark Ockerbloom) — a collection of over 9,000 full-text books online, searchable by author, title or keywords
  • * — searchable collection of books online with links to archived books and an online collection of American and English poetry from 1250-1920
  • The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Jeremy Hylton) — searchable collection of works with links to glossary, discussion areas, Shakespeare web resources, and a brief discussion of editing issues
  • Electronic Text Center (UVa) — although some access is restricted to UVa users only, this is a small but helpful collection of less well-known materials
  • Renascence Editions (University of Oregon) — a collection of online texts dating from 1477 to 1799

UCSB Campus Access Only

  • * Literature Online (Chadwyck-Healey Ltd) — a collection of over 300,000 works online, this site also includes links to reference works and over 2,500 literary sites on the web

Materials Request

UCSB Campus Access Only

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