EBSCO Adds New Databases to EBSCO Host. (Internet Today)

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EBSCO Publishing has announced that the MLA International Bibliography and Distance Learning Collection databases will be available through its EBSCOhost service.

MLA International Bibliography

MLA International Bibliography is an index of journal articles, books, and dissertations. Produced by the Modem Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates to 1963 and contains over 1.5 million citations.

The database's coverage is international and its subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts, and the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory, and practice of teaching language and literature are also featured. In addition, EBSCO plans to include the MLA Directory of Periodicals and MLA's proprietary thesaurus, which is used to assign descriptors to each record in the bibliography. MLA International Bibliography will be available in August.

Distance Learning Collection

The Distance Learning Collection, developed in partnership with LGuide, provides in-depth information about the rapidly growing industry of online distance learning. …