English Resources & Databases

Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements. Researchers at all levels will find the information they need, with content covering all genres and disciplines, all time periods and all parts of the world.  Gale products integrate with Google, so you can sign in with your school account information and save your work to Google Docs!
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A full-text database providing information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, teachers and librarians a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet any and all of their research or instructional needs.
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MagillOnLiterature PlusProduced by Salem Press, MagillOnLiterature Plus combines all of the quality content of both MagillOnLiterature and MagillOnAuthors in a fully integrated and enhanced single database. It is a source for editorially reviewed critical analyses, character studies, author biographies and plot summaries of the most studied literary works.
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Blooms Modern Critical Views
The Bloom's Modern Critical Views e-book series provides the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights—from the ancients to contemporary writers. Each volume opens with an introductory essay by Harold Bloom in which he offers his insights into the author's work, followed by a representative selection of the best contemporary criticism of the writer. Also included in each volume are bibliographic references, notes on the various contributors, and a useful chronology of the writer's life. 
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JSTOR (short for Journal Storage) is a digital library founded in 1995. Originally containing digitized back issues ofacademic journals, it now also includes books and primary sources, and current issues of journals. It provides full text searches of almost 2,000 journals. More than 8,000 institutions in more than 160 countries have access to JSTOR, so get to know JSTOR before you head to college!
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A multi-disciplinary, full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. This scholarly collection provides full text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, etc. and nearly 4,000 full text scholarly publications.
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This collection of e-books from Salem Press includes Literature, History, and Science titles.  Access literary criticisms, American Decades, biographies, and more from home.
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