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Digital access for WCU faculty, staff, and students.
Chicago Manual of StyleThis link opens in a new windowManual for the citation documentation style used in history and other humanities fields and uses footnotes or endnotes.
Gale Digital Scholar LabThis link opens in a new windowThe Gale Digital Scholar Lab is a platform for text analysis, data mining, and data visualization. Using Gale’s Primary Sources archive, you can build content, clean, and analyze it. The tools cover document clustering, Named Entity Recognition, Ngrams, parts of speech, sentiment analysis, and topic modeling. The researcher can upload their own documents as well.
To use this resource, you must login with your WCU credentials.
Libby by OverDriveThis link opens in a new windowAccess to popular and educational ebooks and audiobooks. Download the Libby app from Apple or Google or access on the web at https://libbyapp.com. Books can also be read on Kindles.
MLA HandbookThis link opens in a new windowThe ninth edition of the MLA Handbook is a textbook and reference guide that offers student writers and writing instructors guidance on creating works-cited-list entries in MLA style using the template of core elements. It features advice on punctuation, grammar, inclusive language, formatting research papers, and in-text citations. Includes an appendix of sample works-cited-list entries, illustrations, and an index.
Harper's Magazine ArchiveThis link opens in a new windowHarper's Magazine Archive provides searchable, full-text access to every issue of Harper's Magazine from 1850 to the present. Harper's Magazine is a monthly general-interest magazine covering literature, politics, culture and the arts; it is the second oldest continuously-published monthly magazine in the United States.
NewsweekThis link opens in a new windowThe Newsweek Archive offers digital access the full run of the US edition of Newsweek, from its launch in 1933 to 2012 (when the print edition originally ceased).* With an international circulation that peaked at more than 3 million, it has been one of the largest and most influential weekly consumer magazines. Renowned for its high-quality reporting and commentary, the archive charts the key US and global events and issues across eight decades.
The New Yorker Magazine ArchiveThis link opens in a new windowThe New Yorker Archive provides access to every page of The New Yorker going back to its first issue in 1925. The New Yorker is a weekly magazine with a mix of reporting on national and international politics and culture, profiles of people, humor and cartoons, fiction and poetry, and reviews and criticism of books, movies, theatre, classical and popular music, television, art, and fashion.