Reading & Literature Databases
Audio Book Cloud
This is an online audio book library collection of streaming audio books. Your Audio Book Cloud books are never all checked out, never on hold. As many people can listen to the same book at the same time as you like! Titles include unabridged high quality audio versions of classics of American and world literature, non-fiction, fiction, and children and teen books.
This database allows readers to search for their favourite authors or titles, and find others of similar interest. Users can browse theme-oriented book lists at every reading level through Explore Fiction, and look for outstanding titles in Best Fiction.
Literature Criticism Online
This source provides access to centuries of literature analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. Includes Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, and Shakespearean Criticism.
Literature Resource Center
Learn about authors and literature including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, and journalism. You will find extensive author information, critical analysis, timelines, links to related websites, and more. Includes Shakespearean Criticism in full text.
Something About the Author
Are you doing a book report, a review for a book club, or are you just looking to learn more about your favourite author? Then try using Something About the Author!