Databases by Gale

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Biography in Context

 

Provides access to Gale Group biographical sources with full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Allows user to search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search

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Book Review Index Plus

 

Access full-text book reviews indexed in books, periodicals, journals, general interest publications and newspapers.

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Contemporary Authors

 

Access current biographical details and references on more than 120,000 modern international novelists, poets, playrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Search for an author by name, title of work, nationality, date and place of birth and death, subject/genre, personal and career information, awards and honors, and more. A Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library (LHCADL) initiative

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Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC)

 

Access extensive biographical and critical information on key contemporary literary works. Each entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, listing of principal works, and sources for further study. Access this series through the Literature Criticism Online database.

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CPI.Q (Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly)
Canadian content

 

Access articles in Canadian and international journals, magazines, selected sections of The Globe and Mail (fulltext: 1985 to present), the Toronto Star, Canadian biographies, and other references, all with a Canadian focus.

A Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library (LHCADL) initiative

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Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online

 

Access thousands of biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Includes the Dictionary of Literary Biography (DLB) main series, the Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series (DLBDS) and the Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook Series (DLBYB).

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Drama Criticism (DC)

 

For each play or playwright featured, a full range of critical opinion is presented, along with a biographical sketch, a chronological list of the writer's major works and more. Access this series through the Literature Criticism Online database.

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Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

 

Access the full-text of books published during the 18th Century providing information in the disciplines of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more. Includes rare and ephemeral materials. A Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) initiative

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

 

Search this collection of reference books covering a wide variety of topics and subjects, ranging from current events to classics and from Arts & Humanities to small business. A Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library (LHCADL) initiative

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Gale's Literary Index

 

Provides references to authors' biographies and critical essays on their writings. Use Gale's Literary Index as a starting point to locate authors and titles covered in many volumes of literature works published by Gale.

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Health and Wellness Resource Center

 

Containing medical, statistical, health and wellness information for consumers, students, and health professionals, this database offers access to a wide variety of resources including scholarly journals, authoritative reference books, pamphlets, videos, magazines, newsletters and links and descriptions for selected web sites.

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Literature Criticism Online (LCO)

 

Research and access a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. For discovery of all occurrences of an entry use the "relevant pages" drop down menu.

For blank pages indicating "Text not viewable online" please request an Interlibrary Loan. The source of the missing text is provided at the end of the missing entry.

Includes the following series:

  • Drama Criticism: For each play or playwright featured, a full range of critical opinion is presented, along with a biographical sketch, a chronological list of the writer's major works and more.
  • Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Presents overviews of authors of 1800 through 1899 with chronologically arranged criticism representing the entire range of response to each author.
  • Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism: Presents substantial excerpts from the best criticism on the major literary figures and nonfiction writers of 1900 to 1999
  • Contemporary Literary Criticism: Profiles influential writers via excerpted passages from selected criticism

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Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism (NCLC)

 

Access overviews of authors of 1800 through 1899 with chronologically arranged criticism representing the entire range of response to each author. Access this series through the Literature Criticism Online database.

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Shakespeare Collection: Featuring the Arden Shakespeare Complete Works

 

The Shakespeare Collection, the subject's most comprehensive and authoritative online resource, includes the most recent Arden Shakespeare editions of the complete works, as well as editions and adaptations of Shakespeare's works, other works published during Shakespeare's time, prompt books, the Gordon Crosse Theatrical Diaries, criticism, reviews, images, and reference. A Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library (LHCADL) initiative

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Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985

 

Search and access the entire text of 200 years of The Times (London), the "world's newspaper of record" covering all major international historical events. Does not include the Sunday Times. A Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) initiative

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Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism (TCLC)

 

Access substantial excerpts from the best criticism on the major literary figures and nonfiction writers of 1900 to 1999. Access this series through the Literature Criticism Online database.

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World History in Context

 

Covers 20th century history, as well as history of the ancient Mediterranean, Near East, Asia, Middle East, Latin America, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Includes content from primary sources, reference titles, and academic journals.

A Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library (LHCADL) initiative

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