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WHAT IS LITERARY REFERENCE CENTER? AN OVERVIEW OF THE LITERARY REFERENCE CENTER DATABASE By MARK HABER THE COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE GILL LIBRARY MARCH 2009
WHAT IS LITERARY REFERENCE CENTER? Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database that provides information from over 1000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works, from antiquity to the present.
Searching for Literary Criticism Searches can be limited to literary criticism of specific authors or specific works. Searches can also be limited full text materials.
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Advantages of Literary Reference Center Comprehensive literary database Contains literary criticism, author biographies, and plot summaries Searches can be limited to full text materials