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Gale Virtual Reference Library
*Collection of searchable reference materials covering all subjects
Literature Resource Center
*Biographical, bibliographical & critical content on literary figures
*Literary criticism
*Full text poems, short stories, speeches & plays
*Biographical information
Magill On Literature Plus
*Combines MagillOnLiterature & MagillOnAuthors
*Includes literary works, reviewed critical analyses & brief plot summaries, as well as biographies & author essays
*Book suggestion e-newsletter
NoveList Plus
*For fiction & nonfiction pleasure reading
*Book discussion guides & book talks
*Lists of award & honor winners
*Audiobook recommendations
*Basic Searching Guide
NoveList Plus K-8
*For grades K-8
*For fiction & nonfiction pleasure reading
*Book discussion guides & book talks
*Lists of award winners & honors for children & teens
Scribner Writers Online
*Critical essays on the lives & works of noted & world authors
*Biographical information places author’s work in personal & historical context
Twayne’s Authors Online
*Primarily for high school to college students
*Critical introductions to the lives & works of major writers of the world
*Commentary on the history & influence of literary movements

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