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Literature Resource Center

  1. 1. Literature Resource Center Renee Gimelli
  2. 2.       Published by Gale Cengage Learning Updated daily Over a million documents Copy, Save, or Email the Bookmarked page Dictionary Search using MerriamWebster’s Encyclopedia of Literature or Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary Title List-journals and information about Gale Available through SJSU Databases
  3. 3.       About Us Contact Us Careers Press Room Publisher Relations Site Map  ◦ Power to the User ◦ Product Training  Product Center ◦ Product Information  Cataloging Service  Core-Reference Titles  Fact Sheets  Title List Customer Center Free Resources
  4. 4.     All genres, disciplines, time periods and regions Reviews of books Biographical essays on more than 130,000 authors Full-text of poems and short stories   About Literature Resource Center or i Tips ◦ Includes suggestions on searching ◦ How to sort and narrow searches ◦ Opening and using documents Full-Text Articles from more than 360 academic journals
  5. 5.  Find ◦ Find: allows for input of last name or first name first ◦ Search for words in:  Person-By or About  Name of Work  Keywords  All Text Basic Search  Limit Results ◦ To peer-reviewed publications ◦ By publication date(s) ◦ By publication century  21st century A.D. to  22nd century B.C. ◦ By content type ◦ By publication title
  6. 6. ◦ Keyword (ke) ◦ Name of work (w0)* ◦ Person-By or About (pz)* ◦ Abstract (ab) ◦ All Text (tx) ◦ Author (au)* ◦ Document Number (rn) ◦ ISBN (ib) ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ISSN (SN) Issue number (iu) Person-About (p0)* Publication Title (pu)* Publisher (pb)* Start Page (sp) Subject (su)* Volume Number (vo) Previous Searches (ps)* Advanced Search * indicates a browseable index
  7. 7.  Advanced Search: Peer-reviewed Publication Date(s) Publication Century Content Type Publication Title Document Type Language Target Audience Limit Results
  8. 8.  Enter Name Or select any combination from:        Gender Nationality Ethnicity Occupation Literary Movement Person Search      Genre Subject/Theme Place of Birth Place of Death Date of Birth Date of Death Century
  9. 9. Enter Name ◦ Type of work ◦ Author ◦ Publication Year ◦ Century Works Search ◦ Full text of work ◦ Original language ◦ Author Gender ◦ Author Nationality ◦ Author Ethnicity
  10. 10.  Complete information from Gale listing journals (name, volume and pages)and works . Searchable by: ◦ Author (which Gale literature series include entries for this author) ◦ Title (see who wrote it and where it’s discussed in Gale’s literature criticism series) ◦ Custom search (author name, birth date, death date or nationality) Caveat: there are no hyperlinks to this information, but it is very thorough and complete Gale Literary Index

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