Online Literature Databases

  • Gale Books and Authors: Answer the age-old question, 'What do I read next?' Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.
  • Gale eBooks: Explore this database of encyclopedias and reference sources within the Gale eBooks platform. For multidisciplinary research.
  • Gale Literature: Gale Literary Sources integrates full-text literary content with metadata and subject indexing and provides workflow tools to analyze information. You can research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across your library's Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.
  • Gale Literature: LitFinder: Access literary works and authors throughout history, including full-text poems, plays, short stories, speeches, and more.
  • Gale Literature Resource Center: Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.
  • Gale Literature: Scribner Writer Series: Browse original scholarly essays on authors from around the world. Places authors and their works in personal and historical context.
  • Gale Literature: Twayne's Author Series: Find in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers. Includes influences of literary movements.
  • WorldCat: The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 86 million records representing the collections of more than 10,000 libraries, over 400 languages, and all types of materials ranging from stone tablets to electronic books.