Database Finder English


Any of the general databases will be useful to English students. They may also like the following:

Database: Vendor (interface): What you'll get:
Artemis Literary Sources GaleGroup Searches Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Literary Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, Scribner on GVRL and Twayne's Authors.
Contemporary Authors GaleGroup Biographical and bibliographical information on U.S. and international authors.
Contemporary Literary Criticism GaleGroup Critical essays on contemporary authors, with info on biographical, critical and principal works.
Dictionary of Literary Biography GaleGroup Provides biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of literary figures.
Literary Reference Center Ebsco Full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
Literature Resource Center GaleGroup Full text literary criticism and author biographical articles.
Modern Language Association (MLA) EBSCO Citations for books and articles on language and literature.
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 GaleGroup (Infotrac) Coverage of different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.
Scribner Writers GaleGroup Access to 1,600 original and detailed bio-critical essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world.
Short Story Criticism GaleGroup The complete Short Story Criticism collection digitized and indexed by author, story and keyword search. 
Twayne's Authors Series GaleGroup Features the content of nearly 600 books that comprise three print series.
Twentieth-Century Poetry Proquest American and English collections. Entire text of each poem is included.

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