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Book Databases

An index of poems published in books, plus full-text poems, commentaries, and definitions. (Some full-text).

Electronic books with full-text searching, bookmarks, and personal notes. (Full-text).
Free software is required: download ebrary Reader™

Electronic books from academic, professional, and popular publishers. (Full-text).

Now known as EBSCOhost E-Books. (This cross-reference will be removed on 7/21/12).

Find free books on the Web by author, title, or subject. (Full-text).

English and bilingual dictionaries, quotation dictionaries, and specialized subject dictionaries. (Full-text).

More than 2,500 electronic books from Oxford University Press. (Full-text).

An index of plays in anthologies by title, author, subject, style, genre, type of cast, or grade level. (Citations only).

Poems by 780 poets. Browse by author, title, or subject. (Full-text).

Resources on American popular culture from 1900 to the present. (Full-text).

A digital archive of unpublished manuscripts. (Full-text).

Short essays about the lives and works of important authors from around the world. (Full-text).

An index of stories published in books, journals, or magazines, plus full-text for 1,600 stories. (Some full-text).

Electronic books about authors of novels, stories and poems. (Full-text).

Thousands of full-text poems by prominent American poets. (Full-text).

Thousands of full-text poems by prominent English poets. (Full-text).

Find books and videos in the UHD Library's print and electronic collections.

A catalog of books, dissertations, sound recordings, and videos in libraries around the world. (Citations only).



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