Every day, around the world, students and scholars turn to Literature Online for the texts and information they need to advance their literary studies. Literature Online brings primary works, reference materials, and literary criticism together within an intuitive research environment that allows users to quickly find the information they need and make exciting new discoveries. Literature Online supports students and researchers studying English literature with the essential western literature canon and provides the contextual resources they need to understand them. For libraries, Literature Online reduces the work of managing journal subscriptions and saves budget on book renewals.

Literature Online is ever growing, and developed with the advice of leading scholars, making it an authoritative environment for research, teaching, and undergraduate study.

Benefits

Saves time and budget for libraries

Saves time and budget for libraries

Literature Online reduces the work of managing literary journal subscriptions and saves budget on maintaining print copies of fiction, plays, and poetry and renewing reference work.

Fuels passion for literary study and research

Fuels passion for literary study and research

Optimized for literary research, Literature Online facilitates new discoveries. Less time is spent locating the works researchers need, leaving more time to discover, read, and write about texts.

Provides inspiration for teaching

Provides inspiration for teaching

Innovative assignments and creative coursework materials are inspired through unlimited access to a vast range of books -- the established, and the less well-studied.

Literature user experience

Literature user experience

Now on the ProQuest platform, Literature Online supports users with literature-specific features including helpful author and literary movement pages which are especially useful for undergraduates.

Customer Resources

Short Description

Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL)

Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL)

Part of Literature Online, the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature is a renowned A&I index by the Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA). ABELL is the definitive resource for literary criticism published between 1892 through 1962. In addition to journals, book chapters, conference proceedings, and dissertations, ABELL indexes book reviews. With 1.1M bibliographic citations (and growing), bibliographic experts have long agreed that ABELL is an essential tool for the literary scholar, especially its coverage of unique material that is not included in other bibliographic sources.

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