Combines browsable menus and visual search technology to guide readers to every level of reading proficiency to books that match their interests. Subjects include: Fantasy fiction, Historical fiction, Horror fiction, Mystery fiction, Popular fiction, Science fiction, Western fiction, General non-fiction, Business, Health, Medicine, Social Sciences, Technology, Autobiographies and Biographies. State of Maine funded.
Includes: Twayne's Authors Series, Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism and Dictionary of Literary Biography. State of Maine funded.
The MLA International Bibliography, produced by the Modern Language Association, consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore and includes coverage from 1963 to the present.
Widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is a historical dictionary, so is very different from those of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. The OED includes present-day meanings but also the history of individual words, and of the language.
Provides full text of journals in the humanities and social sciences, including literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, & gender studies.
Offers critical introductions to the lives and works of writers, to the history and influence of literary movements, and to the development of literary genres. State of Maine funded.