Databases & Web Resources
Books & Literature - Online Databases
Get free access to full-text databases that include Books in Print, biographical information on authors, critical analyses, and reading lists.
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Hosted by the American Library Association, Booklist Online is a subscription-based service that delivers highly searchable and creatively linked reviews, columns, and features, all of which are designed to help users find exactly the right book.
Canadian Poetry Archive
The Canadian Poetry Archive features selected poems from over 100 early English- and French-language Canadian poets. Digitized from public domain anthologies found in the National Library of Canada's rich literature collection, the poems represent some of Canada's most notable poetry from the 19th and early 20th centuries. The database is searchable by poet, title, keywords and date. Author, title and date indexes can also be browsed.
Searchable catalogue of plays by author or title. Indicates where to find a printed version of the play.
The League of Canadian Poets
A-Z listing of Canadian poets; site includes biographical information, photos, bibliographies and awards.
Playwrights Guild of Canada
Searchable catalogue of Canadian plays. Includes an online form to request amateur rights.