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This guide will highlight specific resources from our collections that will be helpful for Writing Studies students.
Author biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of literature from ancient times to the present.
This database contains thousands of searchable, full-text works on all kinds of literary writers. It has a particularly good collection of criticism on contemporary writers.
Contemporary Authors Online
Available through the larger database Literature Resource Center, this resource contains biographical and comprehensive publication information on over 120,000 authors, with approximately 3,000 new entries every year.
Contemporary Literary Criticism
Each volume of this collection contains excerpts and essays about a particular subject in contemporary literary criticism, and over 200 volumes are now published and searchable in Literature Resource Center.
Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications (including titles from Crain Communications).
Included in this database are Business North Carolina, Crain's New York Business (and other Crain Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business Journal, and Westchester County Business.
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