Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson)
A bibliographic database that cites essays and articles contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. Now includes nearly 86,000 essays from almost 700 collections. Essays from more than 300 volumes and more than 20 annuals and serial publications are added annually. Also provides full bibliographic information on collective titles indexed. Focuses on the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, drama, and film.
Searchable by personal and corporate author, title, subject, and keyword, and also by Dewey and LC classification numbers, publisher, publication year, ISBN and ISSN, series, and country of publication.
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User tools and features
1985 to the present.
Collections of articles and essays; annual volumes.
Type of coverage
Bibliographic citations to articles/chapters in books and annuals.
Print counterpart or
Essay and General Literature Index: See the Library Catalog for specific holdings. All print subscriptions at Rutgers libraries canceled as of 2008.
H. W. Wilson
Vendor/electronic presentation provider