Bloom’s Literature

Basic information about authors, works of literature and literary characters. From Facts on File.

Contemporary Authors

Biographical information on more than 90,000 authors in the US and around the world. To search Contemporary Authors only, users must click Clear Checkmarks, scroll down and put a check in Contemporary Authors. Searches work best if Author/Creator field is selected from the Search drop-down list.

Literary Reference Center (Ebsco)

Provides in depth information on thousands of authors and their work from major respected reference works, books, literary journals and more. From Ebsco.


NoveList includes all of the great content in NoveList – PLUS over 50,000 nonfiction titles and added-value information such as read-alikes, book discussion guides, feature articles and more. From Ebsco.

Novelist K-8

Novelist K-8 is just like Novelist, but it is designed for students from kindergarten through 8th grade. From Ebsco.