Arts & Literature
Biography in Context   Books and Authors   Literature Criticism Online 
 
 Arts
Digital images of treasures from Broward County Library’s special collections, including the African American Research Library & Cultural Center, and the Bienes Center Museum of the Modern Book at Main Library. 

 
 Literature
 
Biography in Context
Full-text database provides biographical information on more than 22,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Search by name, or various criteria such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender. Most biographies have an image of the subject.

Book Lists
Both an online database and a series of e-newsletters providing information about new Broward County Library titles added for children, teens and adults in all formats - books, CDs and DVDs. More than 50 lists of recommended titles are updated every one to four weeks. Each title includes a picture of the cover and a brief description of the work. Critical reviews are available for many, but not all titles.

Books & Authors
Provides new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors and topics and is specially designed to complement your browsing habits.

Literature Criticism Online
Archive resources, including Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, Literature Criticism Online, and Something About the Author Online.

Literature Resource Center
Full-text biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 20,000 authors from every time period and literary discipline. Also includes overviews of major literary works, Web links, timelines, and MLA International Bibliography. Take a brief online tour on how to use this database.

NoveList Plus
Reading recommendations available through libraries around the world. Information about books which includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

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