Books & Literature


gale academic onefile   Academic One File
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Gale: The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects - authoritative and comprehensive. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions; updated daily.  (

clcd   Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
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CLCD: An acquisition, research and reference source that offers over 1,400,000 MARC records and over 260,000 reviews of children's books, all full-text and searchable from 35 review sources. NOTE: Click on Subscriber Log-in to access.  (

gale general onefile   General OneFile
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Gale: A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.  (

ebsco lrc   Literary Reference Center Plus
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Ebsco: A highly graphical interface intended for public, academic and high school libraries. The primary goal of LRC Plus is to assist high school and undergraduate English and Humanities students with homework and research assignments of a literary nature. (SMTH)

gale litrc   Literature Resource Center
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Gale: Includes information about authors and their works and is intended for high school students, as well as undergraduate and graduate students.  (

ebsco novplus   NoveList Plus
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Ebsco: A fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. Includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists.  (SMTH)

ebsco novk8plus   NoveList K-8 Plus
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Ebsco: Provides a student-focused interface and a database of young adult, children's and easy titles designed for children in pre-K, elementary or middle schools or your library's children's room.  (SMTH)

salem lit   Salem Literature
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Salem: Salem Literature has launched a brand-new Critical Insights series. Each volume in the series focuses on an individual author’s entire body of work or on a single work of literature. Edited and written by some of academe's most distinguished literary scholars, Critical Insights provides authoritative, in depth scholarship suitable for students and teachers alike. (SMTH)
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gale sata   Something About the Author
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Gale: Something About the Author Online provides first-time comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's™ acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people. Something About the Author Online includes both the main series and Something About the Author Autobiography Series, totaling more than 217 volumes, 12,000 entries, and nearly 17,000 images - all delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. (


ebsco bir   Book Index with Reviews
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Ebsco: Book Index with Reviews (BIR) helps you find information on the books you want and need to read. (SMTH)


ebsco general   Book Collection: Non-fiction
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Ebsco: Book Collection: Nonfiction is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 3,600 popular nonfiction books.The database includes full text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more. (SMTH)