Databases by Subject


Creative Writing

Subject Specific Databases:

Artemis Literary Sources (formerly Literature Resources for Gale)
Access: InfoTrac, password restricted
Coverage: 1984-present
Content: Artemis Literary Sources brings together Gale's premier literary databases including Literature Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, and the MLA International Bibliography in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.

Books & Authors
Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
Content: Wondering what book to read next? Books & Authors can help you discover today's popular fiction and non-fiction titles as well as the classics of yesterday. See book reviews from top sources and make custom readings lists so that you always know what to read next.

Access: Network restricted
Coverage: Varies by title
Content: Full-text Literature journals include: Black American Literature Forum, American Literature, Callaloo, ELH, MLN, Shakespeare Quarterly, Speculum, Transition, Yale French Studies, and many more.

Literature Criticism Online
Access: network restricted
Coverage: Contemporary Literary Criticism (access up to volume 238) 19th Century Literary Criticism (access up to volume 184) 20th Century Literary Criticism (access up to volume 190)
Content: Full-text of the print volumes, offering scholarly analysis and overviews of classic and modern literature.

Literature Resource Center
Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
Content: Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
Content: LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

Magill On Literature
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: varies
Content: Full-text of critical analyses with plot summaries. Sources include Masterplots, Masterplots II, Cyclopedia of World Authors, Cyclopedia of Literary Characters, Magill's Literary Annual 1990-2002, Magill's Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, and Magill Book Reviews, Critical Surveys, Magill's Choice: Notable Poets, Magill's Choice: Shakespeare, Magill's Choice: 100 Masters of Mystery and Detective Fiction, World Philosophers and Their Works.

Project Muse
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: varies (most titles cover the previous 2-5 years)
Content: Full-text Literature journals include: American Imago, American Literary History, The Chaucer Review, Configurations, Diacritics, Early American Literature, MFS Modern Fiction Studies, New Literary History, The Yale Journal of Criticism, and many more.

Scribner Writers Online (Gale)
Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
Content: Scribner Writers Series provides original, scholar signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author and their works in personal and historical context.

Twayne's Authors Online
Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
Content: Twayne's is devoted to in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world within the context of the time period in which they lived. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.

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