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Literary Reference Center Plus includes full-text resources focusing on plays/drama, poetry, religious literature and children's literature. This database also includes volumes of fantasy/science fiction, contemporary literature, world philosophy and religious literature, and literary study guides covering American Literature, English Literature and literary genres.
Updated weekly, Literary Reference Center Plus contains the following content and more:
Literary Reference Center Plus also features dozens of lesson plans and a link to EBSCO's Curriculum Standards Module, a tool that can help teachers in the U.S. and Canada to correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state- or province-specific curriculum standards. The module provides browsing of specific benchmarks, many which have recommended search strings for successful content retrieval.
Literary Reference Center Plus offers students and educators the following functionality:
- Dedicated, mobile-friendly interface available 24/7 via desktop, smartphone or tablet — both at school and at home
- Simple search box for keyword, author and title searching
- Autocomplete and spell checker to ensure the correct search terms are applied
- Easy-to-browse categories of most studied authors and works
- Ability to sort search results by content type, publication date, subject or publication
- Text-to-speech for HTML articles to provide teachers with an alternative content delivery method and to support struggling readers or those who prefer listening to information
- Personal folders for saving and sharing content
- Ability to browse publications and other search indexes (such as images)
- Citation tool to help students format bibliographic references
- Ability to save, print and e-mail citations directly from the interface
- Google Classroom integration, allowing educators using Google Apps for Education to quickly share content with students
Literary Reference Center Plus content is also available through EBSCO Discovery Service, EBSCOhost and Explora.