5 March 2013

Literature Online (LION) - new Authors added

The latest release of Literature Online (LION) is now live.

Literature Online consists of 25 databases containing more than 350,000 searchable works of English and American poetry, drama and prose from the 8th to the 21st Century, plus 366 full-text literature journals, key criticism and reference resources, essays, biographies, bibliographies, etc.

It also now contains over 5,000 specially-commissioned Author biographies, which give an authoritative overview of the author's life, work and critical reception. 

44 new or revised biographies have been added - including biographies for Jayne Cortez, Ralph Crane, Margaretta D’Arcy, Charles Dibdin, Emile Durkheim and Robert Gittings. 

21,000 Author records can be found in LION, usually containing: 
  • full-text of the author's works 
  • a comprehensive bibliography of primary works, or 
  • a list of full-text critical and reference materials relating to the author 


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