Research Central: Literature

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Looking for information on an author? Searching for literary criticism? Or simply trying to find a new book to read? The following resources offer access to full-text articles, works of literature, author biographies and bibliographies, and reading suggestions based on multiple criteria. Whether you are a student, a fan, or just plain inquisitive, we have what you need to fulfill your literature information needs!

Use the American and English Full Text Literature Collection
database or the Literary Reference Center for school projects and research papers. Both contain information on authors, literary criticism, and more.

Use the Novelist database to choose the next book you read for fun. Discover new authors similar to your favorites, browse genres, or try their "Appeal Mixer" to find books based on tone, writing style, pace, or character.

Are you looking for a book that we don't own? Use SearchOhio or OhioLink to search the collections of public or academic libraries throughout the state of Ohio.

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