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Famous Quotes and Authors

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Provider: Famous Quotes and Authors.com
Descriptions: A pleasant presentation of more than 25,000 quotes from more than 6,700 well-known authors. Search by topic, author, keywords, popularity... add an RSS feed for the Quote of the Day, or click to read a quotation at random. Disadvantage: the site is increasingly accompanied by advertising.
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Twentieth-Century Poetry, American and English (TexShare)

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Provider: ProQuest
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Descriptions: Two full-text collections consisting of thousands of works by almost 600 twentieth-century British and American poets, formatted and arranged according to the volumes in which they were published. The other resources in the larger collection, Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections, are also accessible.
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Twayne’s Authors Series (TexShare)

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Provider: Gale
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Descriptions: A collection of hundreds of full-text biographical entries on authors, with background and references on their works, taken from the Literary Masters series-- Twayne's World Authors, Twayne's U.S. Authors, and Twayne's English Authors.
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Project Gutenberg – Online Catalog

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Provider: Project Gutenberg
Descriptions: "Project Gutenberg is the place where you can download over 33,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device. We carry high quality items: Our books were previously published on paper by bona fide publishers and digitized by us with the help of thousands of volunteers. All our ebooks can be easily downloaded: Choose between ePub, Mobipocket, HTML and simple text formats. Our books are free in the United States because their copyright has expired. They may not be free of copyright in other countries. Readers outside of the United States must check the copyright laws of their countries before downloading or redistributing our ebooks."
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Literature Resource Center

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Provider: Gale
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Descriptions: A literature reference database suite designed for all levels of researchers, Literature Resource Center provides biographical, bibliographical and critical content. Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements.
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Just Free Books

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Provider: Just Free Books
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Descriptions: This is a search interface that covers about 700 websites to locate free online books by title, author or keyword. A useful tab marked "Conversion" links the user to sources of applications that reformat text file types for use with other e-readers. Some books are still available in text formats like .pdf, html and plain text. Search for a book by genre
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Humanities Full Text

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Provider: EBSCO/HW Wilson
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Humanities Full Text™ indexes 700 of the most important academic journals in the humanities dating back to 1984, and supplies full text of articles from more than 300 periodicals dating back to 1995. The database provides coverage of feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas, and more.
 

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HarpWeek (Harper’s Weekly)

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Provider: HarpWeek/John Adler
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Descriptions: Full text of the whole run of Harper's Weekly, a leading 19th-century American illustrated newspaper, from 1857-1912. The fulll text is searchable, or use the categorized Finding Aids to access content of interest.
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Medscape Nurses

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Provider: Medscape via WebMD Health Professional Network
Descriptions: Medscape Nurses provides nursing professionals with up-to-date, comprehensive clinical information on patient care. With free registration, access to databases and full-text content from nursing journals is provided. Exercises for CME credit are also included.
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Internet History Sourcebooks Project

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Provider: Fordham University History Department
Descriptions: An extensive collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts and original sources, divided into sections on Ancient, Medieval and Modern history, with geographic and demographic sub-categories, as well as a number of special resource collections. Some resources are linked and others are provided directly by Fordham University.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography (TexShare)

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Provider: Gale
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Descriptions: Essays outline the lives and careers of authors from all eras and genres and summarize the critical response to their work. Each DLB entry contains personal information- birth/death dates, nationality/ethnicity, principal genres, awards, family history, and in some cases an author portrait- a list of the author's principal works, further readings about the author, a list of additional writings, published interviews, biographies, and a bibliography of writings about the author.
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Contemporary Literary Criticism (TexShare)

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Provider: Gale
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Descriptions: Provides significant published criticism on the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, and other creative writers. A strong emphasis is placed on including criticism of works by established authors who frequently appear on the syllabi of high school and college literature courses. Each entry contains: a biographical essay that discusses the author's life, works, and critical importance; critical essays or excerpts taken from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers, and scholarly journals; and, where available, interviews with featured authors. A complete bibliographical citation prefaces each critical essay and most essays are introduced by a brief annotation that establishes a context and purpose for the criticism. Entries also provide suggestions for further reading.
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Contemporary Authors (TexShare)

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Descriptions: A bio-bibliographical guide that covers more than 124,000 current writers in a wide range of media, including: current writers of fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, and drama; prominent print and broadcast journalists, editors, photojournalists, syndicated cartoonists, screenwriters, television scriptwriters, and other media people; authors who write in languages other than English, provided their works have been published in the United States or translated into English; and literary greats of the early twentieth century whose works are popular in today's high school and college curricula and continue to elicit critical attention.
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Literary Reference Center (TexShare)

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Provider: EBSCO
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Descriptions: Literary Reference Center is a large trove of full text from reference works, books, journals etc. containing in-depth plot summaries, criticism, biography and more, covering a wide international range of literature. An entertaining interface includes book highlights, a virtual reference shelf, and the full text of some classic works.
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Essay and General Literature Index (TexShare)

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Provider: EBSCO
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Descriptions: This is part of a suite of literary databases EBSCO provides in partnership with H.W. Wilson. This database consists mainly of citation data-- many entries do not include abstracts.
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