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Gale Literature Resource Center

The largest curated online collection of literary criticism in the world, this resource brings together 10 acclaimed multidisciplinary series representing a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres.


Literary Reference Center

This comprehensive database includes the full text of over a million plot summaries, synopses, work overviews, literary criticism articles and essays, author biographies, literary journals, book reviews, poems, short stories, author interviews, classic texts, and more.


Literary Reference Center (classic)

This comprehensive database includes the full text of over a million plot summaries, synopses, work overviews, literary criticism articles and essays, author biographies, literary journals, book reviews, poems, short stories, author interviews, classic texts, and more. Use this version of the Literary Reference Center to search the database via the classic EBSCOhost interface.


NoveList K-8

This tool is designed for students in grades K-8 and offers reading lists, searchable lists of award-winning titles, series coverage, curriculum support, and the ability to search for books by a variety of criteria including Lexile scores, subject, author, popularity, and more.


NoveList Plus

This tool offers information on a wide variety of fiction titles, lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, book talk guides, recommended reads, and more.