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Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts   Language, linguistics, speech communications, hearing pathology - 2,600 periodicals. 1973-

JSTOR An archive of the full-text content of scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences, business, and sciences.

Project MUSE A comprehensive full text selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals to support a core liberal arts curriculum.

Academic Search Premier Multi-subject - over 4,250 journals and magazines, most full-text. Also contains images including photos, maps and flags. 1984-

Contemporary Authors Complete biographical and bibliographical information on about 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

Contemporary Literary Criticism More than 35,000 critical essays on contemporary authors, with biographical, critical, principal works, and further study information.

Dictionary of Literary Biography More than 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of influential literary figures from all eras and genres. 

Key Reference Works & Language Dictionaries

Reference Books in circulating collection

  • The Cambridge companion to modern Chinese culture DS775.2 .C452424
  • Historical dictionary of United States-China relations E183.8.C5 S883
  • Historical dictionary of revolutionary China, 1839-1976 DS740.2 .H57
  • Historical dictionary of the Chinese Cultural Revolution DS778.7 .G86
  • Historical dictionary of the Chinese Civil War DS774.5 .L48 2002
  • Dictionary of contemporary Chinese military history  DS754.15 .W67
  • Dictionary of the political thought of the People's Republic of China JQ1501.A25 H4
  • Xian dai Han yu ci dian  PL1420 .X225 2002
  • Zhongguo wen xue da ci dian PL2257 .Z47 2007
  • Shanghai da ci dian  DS796.S257 S456 2007

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John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300