English Databases

Major Databases
Bloom's Literary Reference Online
Examines writers, works & events in world literature
Books And Authors
Information on authors and titles
Discovery Education
Downloadable educational videos from sources like PBS & Clearvue. See our tutorial
Ebrary eBook Collection
Our largest collection of eBooks! Get the Ebrary mobile app!
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
Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory
Critical survey of figures, schools and movements in literary theory
JSTOR
Excellent source for scholarly fulltext articles. See our JSTOR tutorial
Literature Resource Center
Fulltext access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses
Magill's Literary Annual
34 years of fulltext reviews and essays covering fiction and nonfiction
Naxos Spoken Word Library
Hundreds of audiobooks available online. Get the Naxos Spoken Word mobile app!
Oxford Reference Online - Literature
Fulltext reference books in literature
PowerSearch
Search 44 scholarly databases at once! see more...
Scribner Writers Series
Essays on more than 2000 authors and genres
Twayne Authors Series
Critical information on authors
Women And Social Movements In The U.S., 1600-2000
Full Text database
Additional Databases
Cambria Press eBooks
A small collection of downloadable eBooks. See how to use these on a mobile device
Credo Reference - Literature
Fulltext Reference articles, plus video, audio, and images
Directory of Open Access Journals
A database of thousands of scholarly online journals
Encyclopedia Britannica
Information on every topic imaginable
Gale Virtual Reference Library eBooks
FullText Reference eBooks
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG)
A digital library of Greek literature from antiquity to the present era.
World Book Encyclopedia
Fulltext reference database on every topic imaginable
E-Journals
The Atlantic
Free access to archives of The Atlantic
Voices From The Middle
Archives available from 1995-present
Web Resources
American Columnists
Links to newspaper cartoonists, columnists, editorials
Bartleby.com
Great reference books online
Bibliomania
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 newpapers
Plays of William Shakespeare
Free access to the works of Wm Shakespeare with search options and commentary
poetry.org
The Academy of American Poets
Searchebooks.com
Search a collection of ebooks
Southern Literature Library
Literary Texts of the south published up to 1920.