Databases by Subject

Poetry

  • Indexes poetry in anthologies. Some poems are full-text, others are excerpts.  Also includes short biographies of selected poets, comments on poems and poets by well-respected scholars, and a poetry glossary.

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  • Provides image and full-text online access of core academic journals in a variety of disciplines in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. The following collections are accessible: Arts and Sciences Collections I-XIV; Business IV; Life Sciences Collection; Public Health Reports, Global Plants, and JSTOR Arts & Sciences XV.

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  • Provides a broad spectrum of full-text information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Includes plot summaries, synopses, articles, author biographies, books reviews, poems, short stories and more.

    This resource is being supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the State Library of Kansas.

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  • Provides searchable full-text of more than 350,000 literary works in the English language--poetry, drama, and prose; 175 full-text literary journals; the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature; and reference sources including American Poetry and other bibliographies, biographies, and dictionaries. Individual units run from Anglo-Saxon literature, through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, the 18th and 19th centuries right up to the late 20th Century.  LION also offers comprehensive cross-searching of EEBO - Early English Books Online.

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  • Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Covers novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers, with in-depth coverage of the most-studied authors. Includes essays on the history of specific publishing companies.

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  • Provides online access to current issues of selected scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. 

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