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Gale Literary Sources offers an integrated approach to the full texts of literary works, journal articles, reviews, reviews, biographies, and author reviews of these resources:

  • Literature Resource Center
  • LitFinder and LitFinder for Schools
  • Scribner Writers Series
  • Twayne's Authors Series
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online
  • Something About The Author Online
  • Literature Criticism Online

The database Literature Resource Center provides biographical, bibliographic and contextual information to more than 150,000 authors. It includes:

  • more than 1.1 million full-text articles and reviews from nearly 500 periodicals and magazines
  • 80,000 full text critics
  • 7,000 production reports
  • more than 13,000 links to key websites
  • more than 140,000 biographies supplemented by 3,000 portraits
  • 10,000 passwords taken from Merriam-Webster's® Encyclopedia of Literature

Scribner Writers Series - contains more than 3,000 original detailed essays on the world’s 1,400 top authors.

Twayne’s Authors Series - includes critical contributions to the life and work of major writers, history and development of literary movements and genres from nearly 900 monographs.

Instructional videos can be found here

The Gale Literary Sources interface was updated late last year. Check out the new features and enhancements in the webinar below:


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