Literary Reference Center Plus

posted Oct 27, 2016, 9:48 AM by Central Library   [ updated Oct 27, 2016, 9:57 AM ]
LRC Plus

This year at Central we were able to upgrade our Literary Reference Center to the Plus version.   Literary Reference Center Plus™ Plus is described by Ebsco as a full-text database providing a broad spectrum of research information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Literary Reference Center Plus contains the following content and more: 

  • More than 36,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews
  • More than 107,000 articles/essays of literary criticism
  • Nearly 260,000 author biographies

  • More than 750 literary journals — including AGNI, Black Warrior Review, Five Points, Paris Review, River Teeth, Subtropics and Witness — featuring thousands of essays, fiction and poetry
  • More than 2,600 reference books
  • More than 900,000 book reviews
  • More than 130,000 classic and contemporary poems
  • Nearly 32,000 classic and contemporary short stories
  • More than 10,000 author interviews
  • More than 7,000 classic novels
  • Hundreds of critical essays about popular young adult novels
  • More than 130 unique Critical Insights volumes