Databases

An integrated research experience, Artemis Literary Sources brings together Gale's premier literary databases. No other publisher offers this unmatched combination of uniquely rich literary content, dependable metadata, and intuitive subject indexing - all enriched by features and design that breathes new life into the study of literature. Includes Literature Resource Center, 19th Century Literary Criticism, 20th Century Literary Criticism, and Shakespearean Criticism.

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Provides access to fifty high-quality reference resources, including multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business encyclopedias, consumer health information, literature resources, science encyclopedias, and other specialized reference sources.

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Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database, which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. It combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works.

Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. The foundation of Literature Resource Center is Gale Group's three well-known author databases: Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and Dictionary of Literary Biography. Gale's Literature Criticism, and For Students series are also included.

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Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

Have you read everything by your favorite author? Use Author Read-alikes to locate other authors and titles of interest or search for fiction by topic. NoveList also includes full-text searchable book reviews, annotations, genre- and theme-based book lists, award lists, and book discussion guides.