Saturday, September 28, 2013

Divas Deliver at FPL

Divas of the Written Word: l to r: Nanci Engle, Kay Cox, Diana Dettling Buckley, Barbara Carle

Thursday, September 19, 2013

spotlight database: Literature Resource Center

The world’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database, Literature Resource Center is uniquely relevant to today’s researcher. Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements.  Researchers at all levels will find the information they need, with content covering all genres and disciplines, all time periods and all parts of the world.

  • Full-text scholarly articles
  • Critical essays and book reviews
  • Overviews on books and literary topics
  • In-depth biographical essays
  • Thousands of full-text poems and stories
  • Links to vetted literary websites
  • Audio interviews and reviews
  • Coverage of Antiquity to the Modern Era 

To access Literature Resource Center, click on the Electronic Library link found in the blue bar of the Friendswood Public Library website. Scroll down to Gale Literature Resource Center and provide your 14 digit Friendswood Public Library barcode number.  

Thursday, September 12, 2013

spotlight database: Humanities Full-Text

An essential resource for important academic sources in the humanities

This database provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and much more.

Broad Subject Coverage

Humanities Full Text™ includes many of the most important academic journals in the humanities with the full text of articles from over 300 periodicals dating back to 1995, and high-quality indexing for almost 700 journals—of which 470 are peer-reviewed—dating as far back as 1984. The database provides coverage of feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas, and more.

Topics covered include classical studies, literary & social criticism, philosophy, religion & theology, literature, art, dance, film, folklore, music, performing arts, area studies, communications, gender studies, history, journalism, linguistics, archaeology, and much more.


To access Humanities Full-Text, click on the EbscoHost icon found from the Friendswood Public Library website and provide your 14 digit Friendswood Public Library barcode number.  Select All Databases and scroll down to Humanities Full-Text.