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Multiplying the value of public library literary collections

The value to public library patrons of an exhaustive collection of literary works increases dramatically when coupled with tools that streamline searching and understanding. ProQuest’s online literature collection includes more than 350,000 primary works of prose, poetry and drama from the eighth century to present day. Tools enable both novice and seasoned searchers to quickly hone in on the precise information they seek. Essential to a well-rounded view of any topic is our integrated library of specialist journals, critical essays, major reference works, and literary indexes.

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ProQuest Central K12

Get more of what you need to serve high school and college-prep level programs. Articles from more than 8,000 full-text scholarly journals and more!

ProQuest® Learning: Literature

ProQuest® Learning: Literature provides more than 180,000 full-text works of poetry, prose, and drama from around the world. This unique resource also offers secondary sources such as author biographies and multimedia, as well as literary criticisms, essays, reviews, and interviews drawn from more than 100 full-text literary magazines and journals.

Research Library Prep

Research Library Prep is an extensive online collection provides one-stop access to nearly 5,000 scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers.

eLibrary® Elementary

eLibrary® Elementary tailors all the media types and search functionality of eLibrary for the young reader. Students use the colorful, graphical search interface to find the answers they need from more than 130 magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, images, weblinks, and audio/video titles, all selected as appropriate for elementary school studies.

eLibrary® Canada Curriculum Edition

eLibrary® Canada Curriculum Edition—the ultimate easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource—delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries in Canada, as well as two distinct subject-based collections: ProQuest® Learning: Literature and History Study Center™.

eLibrary® Canada

eLibrary® Canada is an affordable and easy-to-use online general reference database for Canadian K-12 schools and public libraries.

eLibrary® Curriculum Edition

eLibrary® Curriculum Edition—the ultimate easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource—delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for schools and libraries of all sizes, as well as two distinct subject-based collections: ProQuest® Learning: Literature and History Study Center™.

eLibrary®

eLibrary®—the user-friendly general reference tool—delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed to support every range of user, including elementary students, college-prep and college-level researchers, and professional educators. Educators can even search for resources that correlate to state and national standards.

British Periodicals

Offering comprehensive full-run coverage for popular periodicals, this growing resource will offer facsimile page images and searchable full text for nearly 500 British periodicals published from the seventeenth through the early twentieth centuries, totaling almost five million pages.

African American Biographical Database

In a single landmark collection, the African-American Biographical Database (AABD) brings together biographies, rare books, and historical information on thousands of African-Americans--many not found in any other reference source.

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Literature Online

Literature Online is the premier online resource for literary research today. Primary texts, criticism, and reference works are made available in a tailored research environment to provide a one-stop resource for the study and teaching of English……

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African American Biographical Database

African American Biographical Database

In a single landmark collection, the African-American Biographical Database (AABD) brings together biographies, rare books, and historical information on thousands of African-Americans--many not found in any other reference source.…

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ProQuest® Learning: Literature

ProQuest® Learning: Literature provides more than 180,000 full-text works of poetry, prose, and drama from around the world. This unique resource also offers secondary sources such as author biographies and multimedia, as well as literary……

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