Search the full-text of millions of books. Use as a "discovery" tool to find books on your topic. Books in the public domain (generally, pre-1923) are available full-text. Newer books offer limited viewing--from many pages to nothing.Note: This is just for books (and some magazines). To find scholarly articles, use Google Scholar.
Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on authors from all time periods, in the genres of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more. For literary research, this is the place to begin! (Gale)
Literature Resource Center includes most, but not all, of: Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, the Dictionary of Literary Biography, and other selected Gale literary resources. Gale Literary Index is a master index to every literary series published by Gale in print--including some series not included in LRC. This index is helpful if you have access to the print versions of the Gale resources.