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Literature Resources


General English Literature

web Literary Resources on the Net
Another compendium of literature resources worth its weight in gold.

galileo Literature Online Reference Edition (LION)
A collection of literary reference and criticism resources, including biographies, author bibliographies, essays and full-text articles from literature journals. (GALILEO Password Required)

web Online Courses from OpenCulture.com
This page has links to free online courses and lectures on various topics viewable on your computer (some require iTunes). Scroll partway down the page for the section on classics and the classical world, and then a little farther for the section on literature.

web Voice of the Shuttle
An impressive collection of free internet resources maintained by the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Georgia Authors

web New Georgia Encyclopedia (Literature Section)
NGE is an authoritative source for information about Georgia history, culture, economics, geography and biographical information . The literature section of the encyclopedia contains biographies of important Georgia authors and overviews of specific works.

Ebooks and Online Documents

web African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
Hosted by the New York Public Library, this is a searchable digital collection of 52 published works by 19th-century black women writers.

web Georgia Historic Books
An initiative of the Digital Library of Georgia, GALILEO and various manuscript and rare rare book archives, Georgia Historic Books contains full-text, fully searchable books related to Georgia's history and culture. Most are from the 19th to early 20th century and focus on Georgia history, biography, and literature.

galileo NetLibrary
NetLibrary provides access to thousands electronic books (eBooks), including classics, reference books, scholarly monographs, publications of many university presses, and consumer books that have been converted into digital format. It is possible to perform full-text searches of a single eBook, search thousands of volumes simultaneously, browse topic categories, or read eBooks directly online. There is no checkout period for eBooks. (GALILEO Password Required)

web Perseus Project
Electronic texts of classic Greek and Roman works up through the English Renaissance.

web Project Gutenberg
The original repository for electronic books now includes over 20,000 titles available for download and counting. All of the titles are in the public domain.

web The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL)
The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL) is a collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization.

db TumbleBookCloud
Online books and audiobooks for teens and adults, including many contemporary classics, Shakespeare, and poetry.


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icon for book Book
icon for range or group of books Book Section / Call Number Range
icon for reference books Book - Reference Use Only
icon for galileo database Online Database Available Through GALILEO - Password Required
icon for library database Online Database Available Through the Library - Clayton County Library Card Required
icon for a web site Web Site
icon for another type of resource Other Type of Resource