ProQuest One Literature : trial access

The University of Cambridge has trial access to ProQuest One Literature until 31 March 2020 via this link:

Please tell us what you think of this database using the feedback form here.  Thank you.

ProQuest One Literature contains LION, the Black Writing Collection, World Literature Collection and Historic Literary Criticism as well as a host of additional content and the ABELL indexing service.

ProQuest One Literature offers:

  • Diverse and Rich Content: Rare and hard-to-find texts from black and world writers introduces new perspectives.
  • Multi-format Varied Content: Full-text journals, literary criticism, videos, dissertations, ebooks, primary texts, and more.
  • Discipline Experience: User experience centered on the three essentials of literary research—works, authors and movements—with expert indexing that brings varied content types together.
  • Ever-Growing: Content will continue to grow to support literary students, teachers, and scholars.
  • Community Centric: Collaboration with the library and faculty advisory groups makes a resource of the community for the community.


JSTOR’s Lives of Literature Collection

JSTOR is providing free access online to its new Lives of Literature Collection until 29 February 2020 via this link.

We would be grateful for any feedback on this collection via the feedback form.

This resource supports advanced literary studies and interdisciplinary research on writers and texts critical to curricula in literature. With its focus on journals that use an author or text as a starting place, Lives of Literature also fulfills a scholarly resource need for in-depth study and courses on a single author or text. It will contain 120 journals that are all new to JSTOR when completed.

Banipal : magazine of modern Arab literature

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : BANIPAL

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From the  website for the journal:

Banipal magazine showcases contemporary Arab authors in English translation, from whatever they are writing and publishing. An independent magazine, founded in 1998 by Margaret Obank and Iraqi author Samuel Shimon, Banipal’s three issues a year present both established and emerging Arab writers through poems, short stories or excerpts of novels, plus the occasional features of LITERARY INFLUENCES, TRAVELLING TALE. The magazine features interviews with authors, publishers and translators, book reviews and photo-reports of literary events. From Banpial 41 – Celebrating Adonis each issue includes Guest Literature or Guest Writer feature on non-Arab, non-Arabic literature as part of Banipal’s mission to promote intercultural dialogue. Each issue has a main theme, as well as being illustrated throughout with author photographs.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from number 7 (2000) to present.

Access Banipal via the Journal Search or from the iDiscover record.

Trial access: Literature Online (LION) Premium Collection

Trial access to the new Literature Online (LION) Premium Collection is now available until 1 December 2018 via this link:


Please send your feedback on this trial to  Thank you.


A LibGuide about LION Premium is provided by the publisher here:


Literature Online Premium offers a unique combination of materials which respond to and support the full interdisciplinary breadth in which literary studies are researched today.

The LION core collection is now enriched with the addition of two brand new collections:

These enrich the original core content at all levels:

  • The largest collection of primary works: Over 500,000 primary works from the 8th century to the present day; the largest, most inclusive library of texts assembled online. All re-keyed to 99.95% textual accuracy so users can be confident they’re getting all the relevant hits and not missing anything.
  • The latest scholarly opinions in your field: With an ever-growing library of full-text journals, biographies, and reference volumes, users will be uniquely able to contextualize their subjects and gain greater perspective and clarity.
  • A relevant and diverse range of voices: With the canon available alongside the more marginal, unanthologized and forgotten voices, new and previously impossible connections can be made.

NellaLarsen1928, one of the Harlem Renaissance writers featured in LION Premium

Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies

From the Ingenta Connect website for the journal:

The Journal of Italian Cinema & Media Studies (JICMS) is a fully peer reviewed English language journal, which explores Italian cinema and media as sites of crossing, allowing critical discussion of the work of filmmakers, artists in the film industry and media professionals. The journal intends to revive a critical discussion on the auteurs, celebrate new directors and accented cinema, and examine Italy as a geo-cultural locus for contemporary debate on translocal cinema.”

Now available to the University of  Cambridge electronically from volume 6 (2018) to present.

Access Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies via the Journal Search or from the iDiscover record.

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The Hardy Review

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : The HArdy Review

The Hardy Review is published by The Thomas Hardy Association, founded in 1997 to promote the study and appreciation of Hardy’s work, and is hosted on the Ingenta Connect platform.

The Hardy Review will be of benefit to all researchers who are working on Thomas Hardy and/or literature of the 19th and 20th centuries in general.

Now available to the University of  Cambridge electronically from volume 14 (2012) to present.

Access Journal of Beckett Studies via the Journal Search or from the iDiscover record.

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Journal of Beckett Studies

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Journal of Beckett Studies

From the Intellect website for the journal:

The Journal of Beckett Studies has been the journal of record for the established and expanding field of Beckett studies for over forty years. It has always been blind peer-reviewed and is recognised internationally as a scholarly journal of high standard.

“The Journal of Beckett Studies was founded by Beckett’s biographer James Knowlson and well-known Beckett critic John Pilling in 1976.

Now available to the University of  Cambridge electronically from volume 9, issue 2 (2000) to present.

Access Journal of Beckett Studies via the Journal Search or from the iDiscover record.

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