Arts & Literature

Databases:

Biography Reference Center

Biography Reference Center provides thousands of unique and reliable full-text biographies, including the complete full text of Biography and Biography Today. In addition to keyword search, users can locate biographies by subject occupation, activity, nationality, gender, birthplace and more.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

This database offers detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines. Subjects include:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Collecting
  • Home and garden
  • Indoor recreation
  • Kids’ crafts
  • Model building
  • Needlecrafts and textiles
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Performing arts
  • Science and technology
  • Scrapbooking and papercrafts

Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center is a rich full-text literary database covering all genres and time periods. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center contains thousands of classic and contemporary poems, short stories, biographies, essays, lesson plans, and learning guides. It also includes high-quality videos and audio recordings from the Academy of American Poets.

Religion & Philosophy Collection

Religion & Philosophy Collection is an essential full-text database for theology and philosophy research. It includes hundreds of full-text journals and magazines covering many religious and philosophical topics, including world religions, religious history, political philosophy, and philosophy of language.