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Literary Reference Center (EBSCO)
    This full-text database features a collection of author biographies, plot summaries, and critical analyses of literary works from literary reference books, monographs, magazines & journals, and other publications. There are also links to 8,000 classic novels, 11,000 short stories, 25,000 poems and 1,000+ images of literary figures.

    Available from home. Funded with RBDB funds through the South Central Regional Library Council.


NoveList Fiction Guide (EBSCO) (Login required - click here)
    NoveList is a fiction readers' guide to finding new authors and titles. It allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a starting point to locate other authors and titles of interest. They can also enter words that describe the contents of a book they would like to read, and NoveList retrieves titles that contain these words in the book's subject headings field. In addition, users can browse over 1,200 theme-oriented book lists, 160 award lists and 1,800 fiction related web-sites.

    Available from home. Funded by Finger Lakes Library System.


TumbleBooks (TumbleBook Library)
    TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which are created from existing picture books. TumbleBooks also includes a collection of full length, unabridged classics in audio format and a small collection of books in French, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese. Also available are puzzles, games and quizzes. Create a list of Favorites for easy access or preload a number of TumbleBooks in an online player in order to be played one after another. The entire site can also be viewed in Spanish and French.

    Available from home. Funded by Finger Lakes Library System. Requires a Flash plug-in to view and hear animation which can be downloaded for free from the TumbleBooks Help page.