Literature Resource Center
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.