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Artemis Literature
An integrated research experience that brings together premier literary databases in a new digital environment. Search across multiple resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways. Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres plus find the full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews. Search Classical & Medieval Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400-1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Something About the Author, and Tweentieth-Century Literary Criticism. This database provided by the Toledo Lucas County Public Library.

BookFlix
Watch, read, and listen to non-fiction and picture books - 80 pairs in 9 categories including Animals and Nature, People and Places, and Family and Community. Then play games and do puzzles based on the books. Includes 20 pairs in Spanish. Designed for preK - 3rd grade. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

Library Literature
Library science citations with full text beginning in 2000. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

Literary Reference Center
Contains plot summaries, synopses and work overviews; articles/essays of literary criticism; author biographies; literary journals; book reviews; classic and contemporary poems and short stories; author interviews; and, classic novels. This database provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

Literature Criticism
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available. Access to Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Something About the Author, and Tweentieth-Century Literary Criticism. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

LitFinder
Covering world literature and authors throughout history, LitFinder contains a wealth of literary works including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. For students or patrons seeking a deeper view into literature, LitFinder also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more! From Shakespeare's sonnets to poems by Donald Hall or short stories from Edgar Allan Poe to works by Annie Proulx, LitFinder has you covered. This database provided by the Toledo Lucas County Public Library.

NoveList Plus
Find that next great read! NoveList Plus has over 9,000 fiction and nonfiction series, the ability to sort by popularity and/or Lexile scores, curriculum-driven material to help integrate reading across subject areas in the classroom, 600 hand-crafted Recommended Reads reading lists for all age groups, 500 Book Discussion Guides, over 1,850 searchable Award Lists, and more. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

Scribner Writers Series
Provides original, scholar signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author and their works in personal and historical context. This database provided by the Toledo Lucas County Public Library.

Something About the Author
Provides first-time comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in the series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults. Something About the Author Online includes both the main series and Something About the Author Autobiography Series, totaling more than 12,000 entries, and nearly 17,000 images. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

TumbleBook Library
Build reading skills by reading and listening to storybooks; play games and solve puzzles, read/listen to classics. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

Twayne's Author Series
Provides in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world within the context of the time period in which they lived plus insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements. This database provided by the Toledo Lucas County Public Library.

World Catalog/First Search
The world's most comprehensive bibliography with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information from the 11th Century to today, and includes holdings information from the libraries worldwide. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.