Bartleby LibraryPublishes the classics of literature, nonfiction, and reference free of charge for the home and classroom; includes Bartlett's Familiar Quotations.
Books AtoZ provides all the tools and services necessary to publish a book, from one copy to millions.
Books OnlineFree books on the web--The Online Books Page was founded, and is edited, by John Mark Ockerbloom, a digital library planner and researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. He is solely responsible for the content of the site.
Full texts of sets of reference material
Includes Life in Elizabethan England: A Compendium of Common Knowledge 1558-1603: More than 88 pages of insight into everyday life in Tudor England - food, occupations, games, pastimes, religion, fashion, manners, attitudes, and education in the time of Queen Elizabeth I and Shakespeare.
Movie Review Query EngineFounded in 1993 by Stewart Clamen, the continually growing site provides a searchable index of all published and available movie reviews. OPLIN: Ohio Public Library Information Network Ohio Public Library Information Network's mission is to ensure that all Ohio residents have fast, free public Internet access throughout the state, as well as the use of high-quality research databases not freely available on the World Wide Web...includes Wilson's Biographies plus Illustrated, Novelist, and many more. (Password varies w/ OH location)
Great source for speeches and debates; one-stop source for information on today's hottest social issues...features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, plus links to selected websites.
Poetry: Academy of American PoetsThe Academy is a nonprofit organization with a mission to support American poets at all stages of their careers and to foster the appreciation of contemporary poetry. Poets.org is one of several programs presented by the Academy of American Poets; search for poems and/or poets.
American Poetry prior to 1920.
Poetry: PoemHunterPoets and poems searchable by author, title or subject; lyrics, quotations and music; ability to submit original poems. Poetry: Poetry FoundationContains a searchable archive of poems, authors etc. utilizing Poetry Tool. Sponsored by the publisher of Poetry magazine. Project GutenbergFree books online--browse by Author, Title, Language or Recently Posted. Read Write ThinkReadWriteThink, established in April of 2002, is a partnership between the International Reading Association (IRA), the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and the Verizon Foundation. NCTE and IRA are working together to provide educators and students with access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction through free, Internet-based content.
The essential resource for William Shakespeare's plays, sonnets, poems, quotes, biography and the legendary Globe Theatre.
Sherlockian NetEverything to know about Sherlock Holmes-- site is maintained by Chris Redmond, author of A Sherlock Holmes Handbook and other Sherlockian books. Student Resource in Context (GALE)1,100+ full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips and podcasts. YA Literature: Teen Reads - YA AuthorsTeens info and features about favorite YA authors, books, series and characters; contains in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and the Ultimate Teen Read List with 250+ of the most popular "teen reads"...This is THE place online for teens to talk about their favorite books...and find the hottest new titles! YA Literature: YABooksCentralInformation on young adult books; includes book reviews, author interviews & bios, press releases, industry news, and much more on both children's and YA books.