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Literature and Literary Criticism

Britannica E-Books

 eBooks on the subjects of Biographies, Geography, Government, & History, Literature, Religion, & Culture, Science & Math and Sports.

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ipl2 For Teens (Internet Public Library For Teens)

This public service organization and a learning/teaching environment provides to date, thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals have been involved in answering reference questions for our Ask an ipl2 Librarian service and in designing, building, creating and maintaining the ipl2's collections. It is through the efforts of these students and volunteers that the ipl2 continues to thrive to this day.  Access freely available from their website.

 

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ipl2 For Kids (Internet Public Library)

This public service organization and a learning/teaching environment provides thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals have been involved in answering reference questions for our Ask an ipl2 Librarian service and in designing, building, creating and maintaining the ipl2's collections. It is through the efforts of these students and volunteers that the ipl2 continues to thrive to this day.  Access freely available from their website. Read more about ipl2 For Kids (Internet Public Library)

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ipl2 (Internet Public Library)

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Academic Search Premier

This scholarly resource contains indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.  This resource is provided by the Alabama Virtual Library (AVL).

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Twayne's Authors Series

These series offer literary criticism and in-depth introductions to the lives and works, history and influence of literary movements, and the development of literary genres. The electronic publications contain the full text of lengthy articles for 600 authors, 200 each for individual World, US, or English authors. The series supports literary interpretation from high school through college. Read more about Twayne's Authors Series

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Scribner Writers Series

Includes 1,564 essays on authors of all nationalities and time periods. Many authors are seen from multiple perspectives in two, three, or even four essays--a broad biocritical overview as well as specialized treatments. Each essay includes a concise introductory preface and a biography placing the author's work within a personal and historical framework. Read more about Scribner Writers Series

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Literature Resources from Gale

A search environment, designed specifically for literature research, that searches several Gale Literature databases (Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Dictionary of Literary Biography, LitFinder, Merriam Webster Encyclopedia of Literature, Scribner Writer's Series, and Twayne's Authors) at the same time. Read more about Literature Resources from Gale

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Book Collection: Nonfiction

A rich research database for public libraries, it contains informative abstracts and full text for more than 2,000 popular nonfiction books. The database includes full text entries on social studies and science, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, and technology. Read more about Book Collection: Nonfiction

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NextReads Newsletters

Are you looking for a few good books to read? Sign up for our e-newsletters and get great book suggestions by email through NextReads Newsletters provided by Libraryaware. We'll deliver reading lists right to your inbox along with new gems, bestsellers, and related titles. You'll also be able to check immediately whether the items are available at your local Library or whether they've been checked out. Read more about NextReads Newsletters

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