Literature Resources from Gale

Literature Resources from Gale offers students and researchers of literature, film and theatre the most current and comprehensive
collection of resources available anywhere online. Users can cross-search Literature Resource Center, LitFinder, MLA International Bibliography and eBooks from Gale Virtual Reference Library in the one search environment accessing:
  • Reviews
  • Biographies
  • Full text scholarly essays
  • Peer-reviewed journals
  • Full-text works
  • Primary sources
  • Multimedia content including author portraits

Depth, breadth and rigour

 Literature Resource from Gale is unrivalled for the breadth, depth and currency of its content. Importantly, Gale not only aggregates content, but publishes it. Literature Resources from Gale is enriched by hundreds of volumes of award-winning Gale reference content along with hundreds of licensed academic journals, trade publications and links to websites.


The user interface and search features  are designed specifically to meet the needs of the literature curriculum, allowing users to gather, sort and analyse information quickly for an assignment, research paper or exam. Tabbed results reflect the way literature is studied. By cross-searching two or more of the literature databases available on the platform, your library can open up a unprecedented range of content  - from full -text academic journals and literary works to links audio files and editorially selected websites. 

Coming Soon:

British Literary Manuscripts Online c.1660-1900 will soon be cross-searchable within the Literature Resources from Gale environment allowng users to cross-search rare manuscripts by British writers of the past with other literature databases. Click here for more detail

The choice is yours:

Your library has the option to subscribe to any of the above databases as stand alone collections or in any combination. The choice is yours.