Literature Research

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20th Century Poetry Collection - A comprehensive collection of copyrighted, American, twentieth-century poetry, this database covers more than 316 of the most important and studied poets and includes over 52,000 works. The database includes the works of most major twentieth-century American poets.  
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Book Review Digest Plus - Provides access to more than 900,000 book reviews on a wide range of topics, including extensive coverage of books for children and teens. Reviews are pulled from a variety of sources with coverage dating back to 1981.  
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eBook Central - From a single interface, researchers can access over 810,000 eBooks and 1,350 imprints from more than 650 publishers. On average, 100,000 newly published titles are added each year from leading publishers for researchers.
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EBSCO eBooks - More than 27,000 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check-out. The collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade, reference, academic, and scholarly publishers.  
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Essay and General Literature Index - Cites records in collections of essays and works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada dating back to 1985 and spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences. 
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FirstSearch - An online reference search tool that delivers quality content from WorldCat and other quality, respected databases. It provides access to more than 361 million records from OCLC's WorldCat database in a Web interface is designed for new and expert users. 
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Humanities Full-Text - Includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, and poetry in all fields of the humanities from art, classical studies, and film to journalism and more. 
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Literary Reference Center™ - Full-text content includes thousands of plot summaries, essays of literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, classic and contemporary short stories, and author interviews. 
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NoveList Plus - Provides reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction. Find just the right books with read-alike and listen-alike recommendations, series information, hundreds of reading lists, and more. 
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NoveList K-8 Plus - Specifically for younger readers, this resource helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents and teachers can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.  
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Play Index - Covers over 31,000 classic and historical plays dating from 1949, including one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, classic drama and monologues from famous playwrights. 
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Short Story Index - Contains information on short stories by author or genre, and provides detailed indexing for more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,200 collections and anthologies.  
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TeachingBooks.net - This online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.