Literature

eBook Academic Collection

eBook Academic Collection contains a large selection of multidisciplinary e-books representing a broad range of academic subjects. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that students and scholars will have access to information relevant to their research needs.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library

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Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Topics include: Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, General Reference, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, and Social Science. GVRL does not support the transfer of titles to portable reading devices.
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Humanities Source

Humanities Source is a valuable full-text database covering literary, scholarly and creative thought. It provides full text, indexing and abstracts for the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities.
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Literary Reference Center

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Literary Reference Center provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, professors and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.
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Michigan Authors and Illustrators

Find out about Michigan authors! Search for non-fiction, poetry, mysteries, romance, children’s books and much more. Find authors for presentations and visits. This is a great source for students looking for Michigan authors to read and teachers looking for Michigan authors to do events. This database is brought to you by the Michigan Association of […]

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 allows you to discover fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles to use in the classroom.  Use favorite book titles and authors to find additional books to read or use in the classroom.

NoveList Plus

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Locate books to read and learn more about fiction books and authors through Author Read-alikes, Feature Articles, Book Discussion Guides, and Book Talks.
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Online Book Clubs

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Join the Library's Online Book Clubs and start receiving chapters from popular books in your daily email. Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll send you a portion of a book that takes only five minutes to read. Each Monday we begin a new book and by Friday you will have the chance to read 2 or 3 chapters, enough to know if it's a book you want to finish. You can read a wide variety of books including fiction, nonfiction, romance, business, teen and mystery books. Just give us your email address and five minutes a day, and we'll give you an exciting world of reading.
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Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

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Poetry & Short Story Reference Center provides a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques — including contemporary content from the finest publishers.
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