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|Children`s Literature CD||info||n/a||n/a|
|The Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) contains "information about children's books, video and audio recordings, film strips, and other children-focused media." As of June 3, 2005, CLCD has "more than 900,000 [detailed] catalog records" and "more than 130,000 critical reviews of thousands of children's books, ranging from the earliest baby board books to novels and nonfiction for young adults, and an average of more than 1500 new reviews are added to the database monthly. . . . National, state and international awards back to the first Newbery in 1922 and hundreds of others . . . are included. . . . there are over sixty best books lists such as School Library Journal Best Children's Books . . . All state reading lists are included and updated annually." Appropriate reading levels are also identified in each book record.|
|International Children's Digital Library||info||n/a||some|
|The mission of this database is "to excite and inspire the world's children to become members of the global community – children who understand the value of tolerance and respect for diverse cultures, languages and ideas -- by making the best in children's literature available online."|
|Literature Criticism Online||info||n/a||all|
|Literature Criticism Online includes full-text biographical and critical essays on major poets, playwrights, novelists and other writing through history and across language. Emphasis is on western authors writing in English. All materials come from the Gale Literature Criticism series.|
|Literature Online (LION)||info||some||some|
Literature Online (LION) provides full-text, searchable access to a wide range of English language literary works, criticism, and reference sources. Robust searching allows users to find authors by nationality, ethnicity, movement and period. Includes Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, 1920- (ABELL).
|Books and Authors||info||n/a||n/a|
Books and Authors Is a pleasure-reading discovery tool. In addition to the usual fields like author and title, books can be searched by genre, theme, series, time-period, geographical setting and character.
|World Folklore and Folklife||info||n/a||all|
|World Folklore and Folklife explores folklore holiday traditions, festivals, language, stories and fairy tales, proverbs, food traditions, and folk remedies that define our society and our place within it.|