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Literature Resource Center

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Literature Resource Center (LRC) is Gale’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database, offering the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works, including a deep collection of full-text critical and literary analysis.

Integrated with the most-used collaboration tools in the classroom, students and patrons continue to rely on this go-to resource whenever and wherever they do research.

Literature Resource Center is a research-focused literary destination, providing students, academics and researchers with authoritative and relevant results on demand.

Students and researchers will gain instant access to:

  • More than 160,000 complete entries from two award-winning series – Contemporary Authors and Dictionary of Literary Biography – for in-depth biographical, bibliographical, and contextual information on authors’ lives and works.
  • Engaging content covering a broad range of disciplines and time periods from around the world.
  • Cross-searchable with complimentary Gale literary products like Literature Criticism Online, MLA International Bibliography, eBooks from Gale (GVRL), and many more.
  • Content that supports interdisciplinary approaches to the humanities, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills.
  • Literature criticism, biographies, topic and work overviews, reviews, news, primary sources, literary works, images, links to audio and interviews, and reviews.

Bring this research-focused literary destination to your library today! Sign up and access a free trial.