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The Victorian Period (350:35548:01): Scholarly Articles

Literature of the Victorian Era in historical context

Contemporary Publications

American Periodicals Series Online 1740-1900 (APS Online)

Full text of periodical articles from the Victorian period are included

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

Full text of U.S. newspapers published between 1800 and 1900.

C19: The Nineteenth Century Index

Meta-index to contemporary sources including numerous other indexes and databases covering the nineteenth century in Britain, the United States, and elsewhere.  "It is probably the most comprehensive source for English language material printed in the 19th Century."--from the Rutgers description

Best Bets for Lit Crit

Really Useful Interdisciplinary Databases for Literary Study

Humanities Index Retrospective

Indexing of "core" academic titles in the humanities for 1907 to 1984.

Google Scholar (Rutgers restricted version)

Indexes many items not commonly found in one place elsewhere. Lists PDF or indicates Full Text@Rutgers if readily available. Does not prepare bibliographic output; you must use a citation manager (RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, or the like) or other method to capture bibliographic information.


Full-text backfiles of important academic journals in many fields. WARNING: Most materials in this database are more than five years old.  (Even your best friends won't tell you!)

Project Muse

Recent full-text articles, primarily in the humanities and social sciences.
Rutgers databases related to history, art, music, literature, philosophy, religion, and other humanities.

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