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All-Music Guide
This site contains ratings and reviews of more than 400,000 record albums. Search by artist, album, song, style, or label. Access information on new releases, music styles, music maps, articles, and a glossary.

 
Art & Architecture Thesaurus (Research at the Getty)
"The AAT is a structured vocabulary containing around 125,000 terms and other information about concepts. Terms in AAT may be used to describe art, architecture, decorative arts, material culture, and archival materials.

 
Art on the Web
Provides over 1200 links on art and architecture.

 
ArtLex: Dictionary of Visual Art
Definitions for thousands of art terms, with links to illustrations and related Web sites. Artist's names and titles of individual works are included in the definitions, but are not included as separate entries. Maintained by an artist and educator.

 
Bartleby Great Books Online
Includes thousands of full-text poems, novels, plays, essays, and other works in the public domain, as well as close to 100,000 quotations. Resources are carefully edited to ensure accuracy of data entry. A trustworthy place to locate classic works.

 
Bestseller Lists 1900 - 1998
This site includes annual fiction and nonfiction bestseller lists through 1998, provided by "Publisher's Weekly."

 
Bibliomania
Find searchable full-text editions of thousands of classic works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry; some reference titles and contemporary articles; plus study guides and book notes for standard high school and college assigned reading.

 
Bloom's Literarature
Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

 
Children's Literature Web Guide
Guide to internet resources related to books for children and young adults.

 
English Literature Resources
Extensive partially annotated list of links to literary resources produced by the UC Santa Barbara English department.

 
Gale Virtual Reference Library
An e-book collection of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.

 
Good Reads
Book clubs, book trivia and quotes, and tools for tracking books you and your friends are reading.

 
Internet Public Library - Literature
Extensive librarian-selected annotated list of resources having to do with literature and writing.

 
Literature (Languages other than English) Resources
Annotated list of links to resources for literature in other languages.

 
Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet
Presents a timeline, chart of contemporary events & publications, & a biography quiz. Includes links to full-text works, including various editions; study guides; Elizabethan theater; literary & historical criticism; & Renaissance studies.

 
NoveList K-8 Plus
A comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction.Its fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content helps integrate reading across the curriculum and supports young readers.

 
NoveList Plus
NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. With its intuitive interface and extensive proprietary content, NoveList Plus will help you to answer the question of what to read next.

 
Online Literary Criticism
Links to over 4,000 critical and biographical resources dealing with American and British literature from pre-1500 to the twentieth century. A literary criticism guide and a pathfinder have been provided for further exploration of Web and print resources.

 
Poetry Daily
A new poem is posted daily. "Poems are chosen from the work of a wide variety of poets published in the English language. The daily poem is selected for its topical or seasonal interest, as well as for its literary quality."

 
Shakespeare Resource Center
This site provides a brief biography, play synopses, the last will & testament of Shakespeare, & a list of recommended books. There is also information on the Authorship Debate, Globe Theatre, Elizabethan England, & Shakespeare's use of language.

 
Smithonian Archives of American Art
This site presents detailed descriptions of “letters, diaries, sketches and sketchbooks, photographs, exhibition catalogs, scrapbooks, business records, art periodicals, and other documents" from the Smithsonian’s many collections.

 
The 150 Best English Language Novels of the 20th Century
Top 100 Recommended Titles from Harvard Bookstore, 100 Best Novels by Modern Library, Koen Book Distributors Top 100 Books of the Past Century, and the Library Journal 150 20th-century Most Influential Fiction list.

 

 

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