Literature & Language Learning

Research Databases

Canadian Literary Centre   ·  Full Text

With a deliberate Canadian focus, this database consists of book and reference content from Essays on Canadian Writing Press (ECW Press). ECW Press also provides several individual monographs, author biographies, essays, literary criticism and book reviews.

Literary Reference Center Plus   ·  Full Text

This robust full-text database provides the most relevant information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, teachers and librarians a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.

MagillOnLiterature Plus   ·  Full Text

MagillOnLiterature Plus is the definitive source for editorially reviewed critical analyses, character studies, author biographies and plot summaries of the most studied literary works.

MLA International Bibliography with Full Text   ·  Full Text

Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s. The database contains millions of citations as well as full text for 1,000 journals. 

MLA International Bibliography

Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains millions of citations from journals and series, as well as book publishers. 

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center   ·  Full Text

This full-text database provides a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques — including contemporary content from the finest publishers.

Read It!   ·  Full Text

Read It! is designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. It offers resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research and improve study skills.

Referencia Latina   ·  Full Text

This full-text Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia. It offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports.