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Literature Databases

Bloom's Literary Reference Online
"Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature."+  Video Tutorial


Literary Reference Center - EBSCO #

"LRC is a completely full-text database that combines information from over 1,000 books . . . major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources [containing] detailed information on the most studied authors and their works . . . +"  Video Tutorial: Advanced Search


Literature Resource Center - Gale Cengage
This essential library of information on authors and literature features critical analysis, thematic lists, and biographies. It is a companion to print reference series: CLC, NCLC, and TCLC on our shelves.
Video Tutorials: Basic Search and Advanced Search


Granger's World of Poetry
Granger's World of Poetry includes 13,000 poems and 250,000 poetry citations. It also features commentaries, biographies, bibliographies, notes on form, and a glossary of literary terms.  Video Tutorial: Advanced Search

Novelist Plus - EBSCO #
This database lists fiction by topic. Readers can access lists of books on similar topics by entering the title of books they enjoyed to find "more like them." Longer articles discuss novels on topics such as time travel or fiction set in prehistoric Ireland.  Video Tour

Literature eBooks

Infobase: Bloom's eBooks


Salem Press Literature eBooks
Salem eBook: Guide

Virtual Reference Library - Gale
This virtual collection contains hundreds of reference titles on all subjects.
Video tutorials: Basic Search, Advanced Search and Print: Tip Sheet

Academic Periodical Databases

A new subscription to JSTOR for journals, primary sources, and, now, books!  Each user sets his or her own account for access.  Visit the Library Media Center for details.  Guided Tour


Academic Search Premier

Mag Portal
MagPortal provides full text articles from 150 magazines

English Language Dictionaries

Oxford English Dictionary


Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary

World Folklore
World Folklore and Folklife

World & I : Language Arts

"From Writers & Writing, Worldwide Folktales, and Poetry to Media in Review, Peoples of the World, and treatises on the fine and performing arts, it’s all available for you."

Power Searches

Power Search - Gale
Search through all of the Gale Cengage databases and eBooks simultaneously.  

Jersey Clicks  
Jersey Clicks searches 15 full-text databases, individually or simultaneously. The databases cover history, business, education, science, current events, literature, and popular fiction.

+ = Annotations provided by publishers

# = Databases provided by the New Jersey State Library


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