English Department


Knowledge Discovery Assistant (KDA)

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Communications & Mass Media Complete
  • EBSCO Audiobook Collection
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
  • Essay & General Literature Index
  • Explora for High Schools
  • Gale Biography in Context
  • Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context
  • Humanities Full Text
  • Literary Reference Center
  • Magill On Literature Plus
  • MasterFILE Complete
  • Play Index
  • Points of View Reference Center
  • Readers' Guide Full Text Select
  • ReadIt!
  • Short Story Index
  • Topic Search

Digital Access Card

  • Gale Books & Authors
  • Gale Contemporary Authors
  • Gale Literary Sources
  • Gale LitFinder

eReference Collection for English

To access our eReference Collection, conduct a keyword search using the Knowledge Discovery Assistant (KDA), then select the reference database you want to use located on the upper right-hand sidebar of the results page.

Britannica School (encyclopedia) (KDA)

  • Encyclopedia Articles
  • Images and Video (licensed for use in your projects)
  • Magazine Articles
  • Primary Sources
  • Web's Best Sites

Credo (KDA)

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) (Digital Access Card)

  • American Decades Primary Sources
  • American History Through Literature
  • American Women Writers
  • Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History
  • Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America
  • Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender
  • Nonfiction Classics for Students
  • St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture
  • Shakespeare for Students

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) (KDA)

Oxford Reference Online (KDA)