|Gale Group and the Modern Language Association (MLA) have announced
the signing of an agreement that will integrate the MLA’s seminal International
Bibliography within Gale’s Literature Resource Center. Researchers will
now be able to link electronically from the bibliography to the full text
of articles in the Literature Resource Center.
According to the announcement, the MLA International Bibliography is
considered the premier tool for researchers in such areas as literature,
folklore, language, and linguistics. Containing more than 1.4 million citations
dating back to 1963, it is generally the first stop in finding published,scholarly
material in the humanities that has been published in English, French,
Spanish, German, or Italian.
The Literature Resource Center is a comprehensive Web-based research
tool. Created in 1998, it combines reference works, primary documents,
and a variety of full-text literary journals within a single search framework.
The addition of the MLA bibliography will provide more robust research
results and streamline literary research, according to the announcement.
Source: Gale Group, Farmington Hills, MI, 800/877-4253; http://www.galegroup.com.