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An international index to books, journals and dissertations on the modern languages and literatures, including linguistics and folklore.
ABELL (Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature)
Indexes books, periodical articles, book reviews, collections of essays and dissertations. Covers English language syntax, phonology, lexicology, etc. and English poetry, prose, fiction, films, biography, travel writing, literary theory and studies of individual authors, bibliography, and traditional culture of the English-speaking world (custom, belief, narrative, song, dance and material culture)
Contains indexing of most of the important journals in the humanities and social sciences in the U.S., and many from abroad. WoS tends to be more up to date than many subject indexes, such as ITER. The "Cited Reference Search" allows you to search the footnotes for cited works, including films and literary works. To search for a film as a cited source, use the director's name as author. Try searching without a film or book title, since abbreviations of titles are inconsistent. You can then select a range of abbreviated titles that match what you're looking for.
Searching within a Journal Title
1. Select the "Journal" tab on the library website.
2. Type in Journal title.
3. Notice the coverage dates for online and print resources.
Searching for a Known Article Title
If you know the title of a journal article you'd like to find (for example, if there's a journal article cited in a book), enter the article title into Discover to find out if we have it, or to request it using the links to Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad).