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Literature Resource Center

Database Information


"Literature Resource Center contains rich critical, biographical and contextual content that supports interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy and the development of critical-thinking skills. 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. Researchers at all levels will find the information they need, with content covering all genres and disciplines, all time periods and all parts of the world." --
Gale Website

Database Features
Features critical essays, in-depth biographical essays, and book reviews from scholarly journals
Thousands of full-text poems and stories

Audio interviews and reviews

Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR
Wildcards: * = one or more characters (e.g. comput*)

Database Access

Literature Resource Center

Video Tutorials

Using Gale's Literature Resource Center - Basic Search
Demonstrates how to use Literature Resource Center's Basic Search option.


Using Gale's Literature Resource Center - Advanced Search
Demonstrates how to use Literature Resource Center's Basic Search option.


Introduction to Databases
Explains why you should use databases when conducting academic research.