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2020 Updates


Collection Browse for Individual Literature Collections: Collection pages for 33 individual literature collections within ProQuest One Literature have been enhanced with dedicated collection landing pages allowing users to discretely browse and search the original works of prose, poetry, and drama contained in each collection. Durable links are available for each individual collection page which allows the collection to be easily shared via email, LibGuides, learning management systems, or syllabi.

Literature Collection Browsing

Criticism Over Time: The Criticism-Over-Time feature visually illustrates the criticism coverage timespan to see how it has changed over time. Users can interact with the feature to investigate the criticism of an author or work within the context of a particular decade.

Content Updates:

Diverse Primary Texts

Collins Classics: 150 important Collins Classics from HarperCollins have been added. These essential books, commonly assigned in literature programs, include highlights such as: Peter Pan, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, White Fang, The Origin of the Species, Les Miserables, and War of the Worlds.

First Avenue Classics: 150 timeless First Avenue Classics from Lerner Books have been added. These commonly-assigned books include highlights such as: Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Frankenstein, My Ántonia, Macbeth, House of Mirth, Anna Karenina, Madame Bovary, and Don Quixote.

German Collections: Non-English language collections have been added offering access to German literature and corresponding reference documents that offer content and background.

Spanish Collection: Non-English language collection offers access to Spanish plays and corresponding reference documents that add content and background.

Criticism Resources

Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL) updates: 17,000+ new bibliographic records have been added to expand ProQuest One Literature’s citation coverage from ABELL, one of the most important bibliographic sources for English studies.

Book Reviews: 50,000 additions of full-text book reviews, from the 1980’s to present, have been added from Guardian, New York Times, and The Washington Post which offer an indispensable source of interpretation and criticism for the study of contemporary literature.

Dissertations Update: 15,000 additions of full-text dissertations for a total of 30,000 dissertations, which offer a rich source of scholarly output plus citations.

Journal Content: 1,000+ new journal issues have been added to full-text journals. Additionally, 12 newly-added full-text peer-reviewed journals have been added, including:

Reference Resources

Author Biographies: 452 new and updated author biographies have been added and appear on dedicated author pages to support contextual understanding of the lives and works of authors.

Columbia University Press Reference Volumes: Four new reference volumes have been added:

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