English Databases

Primary Databases

Bloom's Literary Reference Online
Examines writers, works & events in world literature

Books And Authors
Information on authors and titles

Excellent source for scholarly fulltext articles. See our JSTOR tutorial

Literature Resource Center
Fulltext access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses

Scribner Writers Series
Essays on more than 2000 authors and genres

Twayne Authors Series
Critical information on authors

Additional Databases

Ebrary eBook Collection
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Ebsco eBook Collection
Over 100,000 fulltext ebooks covering all areas. See how to download Ebsco eBooks

Films on Demand
Our premium academic video database! see our How-To Guide for this database

Gale Virtual Reference Library eBooks
FullText Reference eBooks

Oxford Reference Online - Literature
Fulltext reference books in literature

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Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG)
A digital library of Greek literature from antiquity to the present era.


The Atlantic
Free access to archives of The Atlantic

Voices From The Middle
Archives available from 1995-present

Web Resources and Professional Organizations

American Columnists
Links to newspaper cartoonists, columnists, editorials

Great reference books online

Searchable online classical literature library

Children's Literature Web Guide
Internet resources related to books for children and young adults

Copyright Slider
Interactive copyright assistance

Free Audio Books Online
87 places for free audio books online

Free Booknotes
Free cliff notes, book summaries, and study guides

IPL Online Literary Criticism Collection
Critical and biographical websites about authors and works

Literary Resources on the Net
Links to sites on English and American literature

Opinion Pages
Search for editorials, columns, commentaries from international newspapers

Plays of William Shakespeare
Free access to the works of Wm Shakespeare with search options and commentary

The Academy of American Poets

Southern Literature Library
Literary Texts of the south published up to 1920.