Monday, March 17, 2014

Database of the Week: Literature Resource Center

What's this week's database? Literature Resource Center

Where can I find this database?  You can find Literature Resource Center on the library's Articles & Databases page. Click on Alphabetical List of Databases and then "L" for "Literature Resource Center".

What will this database help me find?
  • Biographical information about an author
  • Literary criticism on specific pieces of literature
  • Summaries of specific pieces of literature
  • Bibliographies - a list of works written by an author
  • Additional resources such as useful web pages
  • Literary historical timeline - information about other authors and historical events during a span of time

Have any tips for using this database?
  • Literature Resource Center defaults to an author search. You can change this by clicking on any of other search topics seen here.
  • Additional search tips can be found here
Know of any other similar databases? Contemporary Authors, Literature Criticism Online, LitFinder, and MLA International Bibliography.