Reading & Literature

Databases

downloadLibrary

Download ebooks, audio books and videos anywhere, anytime, to any computer. You can even transfer the audio books and videos to your MP3 player or iPod, and take them with you - wherever you go! eBooks can be transferred to various readers like the Sony Reader or the Kobo or downloaded directly to your mobile device (iPad and Android).
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Literature Criticism Online

This source provides access to centuries of literature analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.
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Literature Resource Center

Learn about authors and literature including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, and journalism. You will find extensive author information, critical analysis, timelines, links to related websites, and more.
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NoveList

This database allows readers to search for their favourite authors or titles, and find others of similar interest. Users can browse theme-oriented book lists at every reading level through Explore Fiction, and look for outstanding titles in Best Fiction.
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Something About the Author

Are you doing a book report, a review for a book club, or are you just looking to learn more about your favourite author? Then try using Something About the Author!
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