Key to Symbols
Available from any computer with Internet access.
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Documenting the American South
DocSouth includes books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews and songs related to southern history, literature, and culture.
Faber Poetry Library
A collection of some of the most influential poets of the twentieth century.
Greenwood Digital Collection
This large collection of eBooks includes literary criticism about many contemporary authors.
Literary Reference Center Plus
Provides scholarly articles and criticism, biographies, author interviews, a history timeline, and the full text of public domain novels, short stories, and poems.
E-Newsletters (Formerly called NextReads)
Sign up for our e-newsletters and get great book suggestions by email. We’ll deliver reading lists right to your inbox along with new gems, bestsellers, and related titles. You’ll also be able to check immediately whether the items are available at the library or whether they’ve been checked out.
Twentieth Century African-American Poetry
Contains modern and contemporary African American poetry, featuring almost 9,000 poems by 62 of the most important African-American poets of the last century.
Twentieth Century American Poetry
Includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets from the last century.
Twentieth-Century English Poetry
A collection of more than 600 volumes of poetry by 283 British poets from 1900 to the present day.
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