Below you will find our databases relevant to English/Literature.
Click here for the list of high school databases, provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) and Massachusetts Library System (MLS).
Most of the databases are geolocated where you will not need a password inside the school. For those that aren't as well as home access: Database Passwords
Bloom’s Literature includes critical essays, author bios, interviews, & profiles, as well as character analyses. More than 1,000 poetry & classic works of literature are available in full-text. There are essays on how to write papers, full-length videos of classic stage performances, & film adaptations of literary works. There is also an extensive database on Shakespeare & his works.
GALE Biography Includes over 5,000 portal pages on contemporary and historical figures. Reference content is offered alongside videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers. This resource is continuously updated to ensure users have access to the latest information.
Classroom Video On Demand provides top-quality videos across the entire secondary curriculum, including life skills and guidance.
Academic Video Online includes documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs, newsreels, and more. Award-winning films including Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners, content from PBS, BBC, 60 MINUTES, National Geographic, Annenberg Learner, BroadwayHD™, A+E Networks’ HISTORY® and more.