E-resources not on the Web

Chicago Manual of Style Online
The 17th edition of the Manual is the most current. The online version includes a Citation Quick Guide. Access to the 16th edition is also available.

Oxford English Dictionary (Oxford University Press)
Contains the complete text of the 20-volume OED, 2nd edition, published in 1989. Presents authoritative information on the words in the English language, including their form, definition, history, pronunciation, and etymology. Approximately 1,000 new and revised entries are added on a quarterly basis.

WorldCat (OCLC)
Presents a combined catalog of the catalogs of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form. WorldCat Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.

Some useful databases

Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Clarivate)
Indexes core arts and humanities journals. Provides information on who has cited indexed articles. Covers 1991 to present.

Humanities Full Text (EBSCO)
Indexes and abstracts academic journals, magazines, and book reviews in the humanities. Includes abstracts and selected full-text. Coverage extends back to 1984.

JSTOR
Provides a full-text archive of academic journals and books in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics. The most recent three to five years of a journal are usually not included.

Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Provides full-text access to critical essays, work and topic overviews, texts from literary magazines, biographies, and more. Covers a wide range of authors including novelists, poets, essayists, and journalists.

Philosophy Documentation Center Collection
Provides full-text access to 110 scholarly philosophy journals, and indexing information for 100 more. All content can also be found through the PhilPapers database when used on campus.

Project Muse
Searchable collection of recent full-text humanities, social science and mathematics journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press.

ProQuest Central
Vast aggregated full-text database

Selected topic guides...