English Databases

Recommended Databases

Gale Literary Sources (Gale)    TexShare Logo

Previously Artemis Literary Sources

Searches Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Literary Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, Scribner on GVRL and Twayne's Authors.


Literary Reference Center (Ebsco)   TexShare Logo

Full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.


Modern Language Association - MLA (Ebsco)   TexShare Logo

Citations for books and articles on language and literature.


Other Databases

Book Review Digest Plus (Ebsco H.W. Wilson)   TexShare Logo

Citations and Full-Text reviews of academic books from American, British and Canadian periodicals.


Contemporary Authors (Gale)  TexShare Logo

Biographical and bibliographical information on U.S. and international authors.


Dictionary of Literary Biography (Gale)    TexShare Logo

Provides biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of literary figures.


Humanities Full Text (Ebsco H.W. Wilson)    TexShare Logo

Encompasses all fields of the humanities, covering topics including art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion and much, much more.


Literature Criticism Online (Gale)   TexShare Logo

Critical essays on contemporary authors, with biographical, critical, principal works, and further study information.


Literature Resource Center (Gale)   TexShare Logo

Full text literary criticism and author biographical articles.


Opposing Viewpoints (Gale)

Opposing Viewpoints features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.


Religion & Philosophy Collection (Gale)

Coverage of different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.


Religion and Philosophy Collection (Ebsco)   TexShare Logo

Full text journals, including peer-reviewed titles.


Scribner Writers (Gale)   TexShare Logo

Access to 1,600 original and detailed bio-critical essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world.


Short Story Criticism (Gale)    TexShare Logo

The complete Short Story Criticism collection digitized and indexed by author, story and keyword search.


Twayne's Authors Series (Gale)   TexShare Logo

Features the content of nearly 600 books that comprise three print series.


Twentieth-Century Poetry (ProQuest)   TexShare Logo

American and English collections. Entire text of each poem is included.