Written by Jon Ritterbush, E-Resources and Serials Librarian
Students who are searching for literary criticisms or reviews, biographies of significant world authors, or poems or short stories, should keep this library database in mind: Literature Resources from Gale.
This database allows cross-searching of two related literature databases also produced by Gale, LitFinder and Gale Virtual Reference Library, to provide the following content:
- Biographical entries on 135,000 authors
- More than 850,000 full-text articles, essays and reviews from 390 journals and magazines
- More than 75,000 selected full-text critical essays and reviews from e-books.
- More than 11,000 overviews of frequently studied works.
- More than 175,000 full-text poems, short stories and plays
Look for Literature Resources from Gale on the library’s “Articles & E-Resources” webpage under the alphabetical database listings and in the following subject areas:
- Education (K-12)
- Library Science
- Theatre and Performing Arts
Also look for table tents and QR codes throughout the library, for convenient links to Literature Resources from Gale.