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Key Facts

  • Format: Indexing, SGML Text, Links
  • Media: Electronic/Online
  • Coverage Dates: 600 - Present
  • Sources Covered: More than 357,250 works of poetry, prose, and drama; over 320 journals; 8 complete reference books; 899 poetry video clips; 38 Shakespeare audio plays; 230 KnowledgeNotes student guides; 5,250 selected web sites
  • MARC Records: Yes

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Overview

Every day, around the world, students and scholars turn to Literature Online for the texts and information they need to advance their literary studies. Literature Online is unique in bringing primary works, reference materials, and literary criticism together - packaging them in an intuitive research environment that allows users to find quickly the information they need and make exciting new discoveries. No other resource provides such comprehensive support for the study of English literature - facilitating the research journey with the texts users need, and the contextual resources to understand them.

For libraries, Literature Online reduces the work of managing journal subscriptions and saves budget on book renewals. For faculty and students it creates opportunities for new forms of study and analysis.

Literature Online is ever growing, and developed with the advice of leading scholars, making it a complete and authoritative environment for research, teaching, and undergraduate study.

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Saves time and budget for libraries

Literature Online reduces the work of managing literary journal subscriptions and saves budget on maintaining print copies of fiction, plays, and poetry and renewing reference works.

Fuels passion for literary study and research

Optimized for literary research, Literature Online facilitates new discoveries. Less time is spent locating the works researchers need, leaving more time to discover, read, and write about texts.

Provides inspiration for teaching

Innovative assignments and creative coursework materials are inspired through unlimited access to a vast range of books -- the established, and the less well-studied.

Allows anytime, anywhere access

Students and scholars can connect via PC, tablet, or mobile to LION’s constantly available universe of literary resources to feed their passion for literary research.

Authoritative and accurate

Developed with the advice of leading scholars, LION’s resources are accurately reproduced, authoritative, and pedagogically sound. Users remain safeguarded by these policies as new materials are added each month.

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