Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
about:books
about:books
Information about books and authors
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american and english literature
American & English Literature
Electronic books of American and English literature: poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible.
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literary reference
Literary Reference Center
Research an author, novel, or poem for school or personal interest. Learn more about a literary movement for book discussions.
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novelist K to 8
Novelist K-8 Plus


Helps children in grades K-8 find fiction and non-fiction books to read tailored to reading level and interests.

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novelist plus
Novelist Plus

Helps readers of all ages find fiction and non-fiction books they will enjoy. Using simple search techniques, find helpful resources such as expert reading recommendations, read-alikes, book discussion guides, thematic book lists and more.
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very short introductions
Very Short Introductions
An excellent way to get a quick authoritative and accessible overview of a subject.
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worldcat
WorldCat
The world's most comprehensive bibliography with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information back to the 11th Century. Includes holdings information from the world's libraries.
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