Gale's online literature programme gathers together an array of multi-media content to enrich the study of literature in an online environment, from thousands of photographs, author portraits, maps, charts, cartoons and line drawings to radio interviews and carefully selected website links. Below is a list of what you can expect to find in Gale's literature databases to complement the teaching and study of literature in your institution.

Literature Resource Center includes:

  • More than 10,000 National Public Radio (NPR) segments on books, writers, publishing and related subjects
  • 5,000 links to literary Web sites
  • More than 3,000 author portraits


Author portrait: Simone De Beauvoir          NPR Broadcast: Harold Pinter wins 2005 Nobel Prize           

LitFinder includes:
  • 1,800 author portraits


Author portrait: Charles Dickens              Author portrait: Virginia Woolf

  • GVRL eBooks are rich in maps, photographs, charts, line drawings and other illustrations

    Map in Novels For Students: Love in the Time of Cholera (Gale, 1997) 

    Cartoon in UXL Graphic Novelists: Matt Groening (UXL, 2007)
In the Literature Resources from Gale environment users can cross-search Gale's rich multi-media content with numerous biographies, full-text literary works, biographies and work/topic overviews to deepen their understanding of the work.