Library Resources for Students and for Book Lovers
MCPL's Electronic Resources about Books and Literature
Access to these services requires a library card from Montgomery County Public Libraries and a PIN. Having access problems? If so, please see our Troubleshooting page or call Ask-a-Librarian at 240-777-0001.
|Literature Resource Center provides criticism and biographies from journals and reference books.|
|Literature from the Gale Virtual Reference Library - E-books about literature and authors, including biographies and criticism. Includes Twayne's Author Series and Scribner Writers Series.|
|NoveList Plus - Find fiction by series, plot, setting, and read-alikes. Also book discussion guides, booklists and award winners, booktalks, and other articles. Covers fiction and nonfiction for all ages.|
|Books & Authors is a book discovery and readers' advisory website, with read-alikes and suggestions, award lists, series lists, author information, reviews, and reader rating. Includes advice on "What Do I Read Next?"|
MCPL offers many periodicals in full-text online, including the New York Times Book Review. Find book reviews in periodicals by using General OneFile or MasterFile Premier. Find book reviews in newspapers through National Newspapers Premier. For more, see our Articles Guide.