Research & Documentation Online 5th Edition


Literature Resource Center.

Detroit: Gale Group, 1998–. An online portal to a number of literature resources including the text of Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Twayne’s Authors Series, Scribner Writers Series, and the full text of other reference works. Many libraries have some of the contents of this database in print form (see Reference Books in Literature, p. 41, for descriptions).

MLA International Bibliography.

New York: Modern Language Association, 1921–. The most important ongoing index of scholarship in literature and linguistics. Includes citations to books, book chapters, articles, and dissertations in all languages on literature, linguistics, folklore, and some film criticism. It covers literary criticism in depth; book reviews and articles appearing in popular magazines are not included.