Rutgers Libraries subscription databases for literary and humanistic study
* useful starting points

1. General studies or American literature

American Periodicals Series Online 1740-1900
Black Drama: 1850 to the Present
Black Thought and Culture
Contemporary Authors
Contemporary Women's Issues
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
Essay and General Literature Index
Google Scholar
Handbook of Latin American Studies
Hispanic-American Periodicals Index
Humanities Full Text
* JSTOR
Literature Online (LION)
Literature Resource Center (Gale)
* MLA International Bibliography
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
North American Women's Letters and Diaries database
Oxford English Dictionary
PBS VIDEOindex Online
Periodicals Index Online
* Project MUSE
Readers' Guide Full Text
Women Writers Online
World Biographical Index (WBI) Online

2. Other:

ARTFL: American Research on the Treasury of the French Language
ArchiveGrid
Arts and Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science)
Corpus de la Littérature Médiévale
Dictionnaire de l'Ancienne Langue Française
DigiZeitschriften
Digitale Bibliothek Deutscher Klassiker
ECO: Electronic Collections Online
EEBO - Early English Books Online
EEBO - TCP
International Medieval Bibliography - Online
Iter: Gateway to the Renaissance
Middle English Compendium
RAMBI: The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies
SA ePublications Social Sciences & Humanities Collectio
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae- TLG
World Shakespeare Bibliography

3. Research Guides:

Rutgers Literature in English: Electronic Resources
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/indexes/arts_hum/arts_hum.shtml#lang

My Rutgers Library Research Guide (updated 2001)
http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~ehrlich/rul_guide34.html