Literature Journals

Bloom's Literature
Great place to look for information about authors and their works.  Has reference essays, literary criticism and other information from books and literary journals.

Books and Authors
"A new way to browse!  Looking for a good book, but not sure where to start? WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN lets you browse by Character, Subject, Location and Time Period, and get a visual representation of your matching books."

Gale Literary Sources
Provides biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline, combining Gale's most used literary databases to cover more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers.

Humanities Full Text
This database feature full-text articles from scholarly journals in various fields in the humanities.  (language, literature, music, philosophy, etc.)  Over 330 journals are covered in full text.

JSTOR
JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization that creates and maintains an archive of important scholarly journals.
JSTOR features older articles, some of which were written in the 19th century, though it does feature some recent articles.   It is a great source for journal articles in the literature field.

Literary Index
Index to reference books (like Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, or the Dictionary of Literary Biography) you can find the information in. Use the Online Catalog to see which reference books we have in the library.

Gale Literary Sources
Provides biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline, combining Gale's most used literary databases to cover more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers.

MagillOnLiterature Plus (Mobile phone users, click here) (Choose MagillOnLiteraturePlus from the list of databases.) MagillOnLiterature Plus provides critical analyses and descriptions of major works of literature, as well as information on individual authors.

Scribner Writers Online
"Multiple perspectives on the most studied literary names."  Contains over 1400 articles about authors from throughout the world and from all time periods.

Twayne's Authors Online
"With in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers from Aeschylus to Zora Neale Hurston, this online series features the content of nearly 300 books that comprise  part of three print series: Twayne's United States Authors, Twayne's English Authors and Twayne's World Authors