eResearch: Our Online Reference Library Databases by Subject:
Gale Virtual Resource Library
E-Books in the Literature section include multi-volume encyclopedias for drama, poetry, and short stories.
Graphic novelists, world mythology, and Shakespeare are also covered.
Literature Resource Center
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
Access to full-text poems, short stories, essays, plays, and speeches. Includes brief biographical information of authors, explanations of poetry and other works, and a glossary of terms. Enter a basic keyword search, use advanced search, or browse by topic.
This is a fiction and nonfiction database that allows you to search by title, author, plot and series name. It also gives annotations, author read-alikes, booklists, book discussion guides,
booktalks and feature articles.
Novelist K-8 Plus
This fiction and nonfiction database is aimed at the K-8 population and allows you to search by title, author, series and theme or topic. It also provides
full-text reviews and booktalks and includes picture books, children's chapter books and young adult titles. A teacher resources page gives standards-based thematic units, picture
book extenders, a guide for teaching with fiction and booktalks.
Twayne's Authors Series
Comprises 600 full-text titles from the Twayne Literary Masters series, 200 each from Twayne World, US, and English Authors.