Databases

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ABELL Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature Bibliography covering monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published from 1920 onwards
Literature Online Full-text database including English and American poetry, drama and prose, 350 full-text literary journals, and other key criticism and reference resources. Option for including the MLA and ABELL databases in the same search.
MLA International Bibliography Modern Language Association Bibliography 
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts Abstracts of articles in linguistics and related disciplines
Linguistic Bibliography Online Bibliography of scholarly publications in linguistics
Oxford Bibliographies Annotated, peer-reviewed resources for a variety of academic topics
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond.

 For more links see the ZB database site Englische Philologie (link list compiled by the subject librarian of the Zentralbibliothek). 

Literature

Online Secondary Sources  
ABELL Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature Bibliography covering monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published since 1920
Dictionary of Literary Biography Comprehensive literary biographies of authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights
MLA International Bibliography Modern Language Association Bibliography
Literature Criticism Online Fully searchable scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals. Part of the Gale Literature Databases
DLB_LCO  Cross-search in Dictionary of Literary Biography and Literature Criticism Online
Literature Online database of English and American poetry, drama and prose, as well as key criticism and reference resources, including 350 full-text literary journals. Option for including the MLA and ABELL databases in the same search.
Literary Theory Part of the Chadwyck Healey Literature Collections
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online Shakespeare-related scholarship, theatrical productions, digital projects and more published or produced worldwide from 1960 to the present
Online Primary Sources  
Artemis Primary Sources (Gale) major archives of 18th to 20th century monographs, manuscripts, newspapers, maps, and early photographs
Chadwyck Healey Literature Collections 18 full-text English and American literature collections covering all genres and periods.
Cross-searchable via Literature Online
Early English Books Online Digital facsimiles of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America, and works in English printed elsewhere, from 1473-1700  
OSEO Oxford Scholarly Editions Online Renaissance, Shakespeare and 17th century annotated primary texts for scholars and students, plus classical Latin authors
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online Shakespeare-related scholarship, theatrical productions, digital projects and more published or produced worldwide from 1960 to the present  
Eighteenth Century Collections Online Digital images of 18th century books; based on the English Short Title Catalogue and part of the  Gale Literature Databases  
Romanticism Redefined Full-text collection of Romantic-era literature (in partnership with Pickering & Chatto Publishers)
English Language Literature of the Romantic Period  Thousands of full-text rare titles from the famous Corvey Collection. All Titles are recorded in the Rechercheportal: type "English Language Literature of the Romantic Period", then go to "details" to find sub-series, and/or go to "click to see all volumes" to see title list. Click on title to access the eBook.
Comics Collection (Alexander Street) Two volumes of underground and independent comics and graphic novels

Linguistics

Bibliography of Linguistic Literature Online version of the Bibliography of Linguistic Literature / Bibliographie Linguistischer Literatur (BLL)
Handbook of Pragmatics Online Available online since 2003, expanded and revised annually
Language and Linguistics Compass Online-only journal publishing peer-reviewed surveys of current linguistic research
Oxford Bibliographies Linguistics Peer-reviewed, annotated bibliography and encyclopedia; annually updated
Wörterbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft: WSK Online German and English terminology for linguistics and communication sciences

Medieval Studies

Dictionary of Old English DOE Web Corpus
 
Online full-text database consisting of at least one copy of every surviving Old English text
Dictionary of Old English DOE A-H Online dictionary (A-H) of the first six centuries (C.E. 600-1150) of the English language
Word of the week
Thesaurus of Old English TOE Electronic version of A Thesaurus of Old English (2nd impr.). A printed copy of the TOE is available at the ES Library, shelf mark Bd 9: 1-2.
Middle English Dictionary MED Online English language dictionay from about 1066 to 1400
Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources Online dictionary
Brepols Medieval Bibliographies International Medieval Bibliography and Bibliographie de Civilisation Médiévale
Iter - Gateway to the Middle Ages & Renaissance Bibliography and other resources for  Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Lexikon des Mittelalters & International Encyclopaedia for the Middle Ages

LexMA’s 36,700 signed articles cover medieval studies within the period 300 to 1500

New Pauly

Encyclopaedia of the ancient world. German and English editions

Oxford Bibliographies Medieval Studies European and Mediterranean civilization from the 4th to the 15th centuries.