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Friday, December 21, 2007

New online service - Literary Reference Center

Through the state-wide Kentucky Virtual Library, you now have access to the Literary Reference Center, a product of EBSCO. This is an excellent and free online resource that is valuable to any and all students of literature and the written word. Literary Reference Center covers all types of literature including books, poems and short stories. You can read author biographies, literary criticisms, reviews and interviews. There is also an image gallery full of author portraits.

Check out some of these features:
  • Over 20,000 plot summaries
  • 75,000 articles of literary criticism
  • Over 3,000 author interviews
  • Full-text of over 7,500 classic novels - read or download an entire novel online!

This is a recommended resource for middle and high school students, teachers, and college students and professors.

A valid library card is needed to access this resource. If you don't have a library card you may access it inside the library on any of the library's public computers.

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