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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
Gale Group
Gale Group
Authors from all time periods.
Frequency of Updates:
Annually or as new editions of reference materials available. Periodical articles added daily.

“Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of authors from all time periods in many genres. Search by author, title, genre, literary movement or literary themes.”
Covers more than 124,000 writers and includes more than 11,700 academic essays on the authors and their works.

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Interlibrary Loan:
Print-only copy permitted
Resource Advocate:
Courtney, Angela
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Children's Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • Victorian Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Theatre and Drama
  • Education
  • American Studies
  • English and American Language and Literature

Library of Congress Subjects:

Literature--History and criticism--Databases.
English literature--Bio-bibliography--Databases.
American literature--Bio-bibliography--Databases.
Authors, American--Bio-bibliography--Databases.
Authors, English--Bio-bibliography--Databases.
English literature--History and criticism--Databases.