A database for research in all the academic disciplines to locate peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
Many full-text articles on varied subjects. This database is useful for topics of general interest. Can limit by Lexile® to find appropriate reading levels using an Advanced Search. The Lexile® score rates the difficulty of text based on word frequency and sentence length. A score is displayed as a number followed by an L, such as 850L.
The Oxford English Dictionary Online (OED) defines and illustrates how a word has been used, where it came from, when it first entered the language, and how its meaning has changed over time and around the world, by quoting from more than one hundred thousand modern and historical texts, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts, wills, cookery books, and blogs.