Literature Online (LION) is a fully searchable library of over 350,000 works of English and American literature, overseen by an academic advisory board.
This database also includes access to 328 full-text online literature journals and includes criticism as an established search.
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1. Basic Search is a simple way to find what you are looking for in Literature Online. Basic Search searches across all content within Literature Online. You can also click the buttons for Criticism, Primary texts, Author pages or Reference works to focus your search to a specific content type. For more details about the Basic search feature, click here.
2. LION contains several content types:
3. Click Title list to download a spreadsheet containing a list of all content in your institution LION subscription.
4. This part explains which LION collections your institution subscribes to. Click here to read more about the available collections.
You can produce a list of material written about an author or their works, including references to articles, monographs and dissertations and related entries in major reference works and relevant websites.
1. You can search all criticism. You can also search ABELL (Annual Bibliography of English Language Literature) individually.
For more details about the criticism content in LION, click here.
For more details about advanced search features, click here.