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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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The world’s most authoritative and inclusive library of texts, Literature Online Premium offers a unique combination of materials which respond to and support the full interdisciplinary breadth in which literary studies are researched today.

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.

Linguistics Collection

The Linguistics Collection is comprised of index and full-text databases covering all linguistics subject areas. The collection includes Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) and the Linguistics Database.

ProQuest® Learning: Literature

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Music & Performing Arts Collection

The Music & Performing Arts Collection provides a cost-effective and efficient way for libraries to gain access to specialist databases for scholars and students researching music and the performing arts.

Modern Language Association International Bibliography

Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography is a leading annual bibliography of books and articles on modern languages and literatures, linguistics, folklore, and other related topics. Currently a collection of 1.6 million citations drawn from almost 5,000 journals and other key global sources, MLA adds new records for 65,000 books and articles each year. Coverage includes literature from all over the world - Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America.

Periodicals Archive Online

Periodicals Archive Online connects researchers with a rich digital archive of leading international journals in the humanities and social sciences from the past 200 years, to improve research outcomes in multiple disciplines.

Art and Architecture Archive

Art and Architecture Archive connects researchers with searchable archives of leading trade and consumer magazines, tracing the history of photography, design, fine art, and architecture over the twentieth century.

Early European Books

Early European Books takes scholars on an international exploration of life and culture in the early modern period by giving online access to a deep digital archive of rare books from the shelves of the leading national libraries of Europe.

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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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