UAPL Online Reference Databases

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Artemis Literary Sources

Presents information on authors and literature, including biographies, book reviews, book overviews, literary criticism, primary sources, and literary works.


Pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction titles from Scholastic to create a great resource for parents and early readers.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO)

Features information on popular hobbies and recreation activities, including arts, crafts, collections, games, models, needlework, and outdoor activities, such as birding and hiking.

Literary Reference Center

Contains information on authors and literature, including biographies, interviews, book reviews, literary criticism, poetry, and short stories.

Literature Databases

Features the American and English Literature Collection, including works of poetry, drama, and prose.

Literature Resource Center (Gale)

Presents biographies, literary criticisms, and bibliographies of over 130,000 authors and their works. Literature Resource Center is now included in Artemis Literary Sources.

Mango Languages

Offers interactive language learning courses, including materials on English as a second language, and languages such as Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Arabic, and more.

NoveList K-8 Plus (EBSCOhost)

Recommends fiction and nonfiction books to young readers based on books they’ve liked in the past, their interests, and their reading levels. Includes guides and recommendations based on Common Core.

NoveList Plus (EBSCOhost)

Recommends fiction and nonfiction books to teens and adults based on books they’ve liked in the past, favorite authors, and genres.

OCLC WorldCat

Contains records of library holdings worldwide.

Oxford Art Online

Presents information on art and artists, including images, and guides to different periods and movements.

Oxford Music Online

Contains information on instruments, music and musicians, including guides to different periods and styles.

TumbleBook Library

Features animated picture books with sound, music, and narration, so children can read or be read to.

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2014

Features movie reviews on films that are available on DVD, including genre, cast, format, length, country of origin, awards, and more.