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Literary Reference Collections Online

The Gumberg Library provides access to three suites of electronic reference works geared to literature. Using all three will provide your with a great amount of introductory information on your chosen literary topic.

All of these collections of resources can be accessed off-campus, but you will have to enter your Multipass username and password word in order to use them.

Gale Literature Resource Center

This database provides information on thousands of authors and literary works. It includes biographies, reviews and news, literary criticism, and topic and work overviews.

Literature Online (LION)

Along with the full text of of 350,000 English and American works of literature, this database provides articles from 200 full-text literary journals and other key critical and reference resources.

ProQuest One Literature

For literature scholars who need an exhaustive set of scholarly resources around a literary topic for research and course planning. 500,000 primary works and millions of records from journals, monographs, and dissertations.

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 All of these resources can be accessed from off-campus, but you will need to enter your Multipass username and password in order to use them. To learn how to tell if full text is available, click here.