The Literature Resource Center is used to search for scientific literature and full-text articles in the fields of literary sciences, biographical and critical essays on authors, bibliographies and contents of works, select websites, and portraits.
LRC includes full-text articles from over 475 scientific journals and full-texts from over 420 reference works, some of which are described below.
Contemporary Authors includes information on around 160,000 authors from the 20th century onward whose works were translated into English or were published in the United States.
Contemporary Literary Criticism includes a selection of critiques, ratings, and more for modern authors (including screenwriters), a bibliography of the authors' works, and literature on the authors.
The Dictionary of Literary Biography includes critical biographical essays on authors and bibliographies of the authors' works.
The collection also includes essays from other publications of the Gale publishing company including Twentieth-Century Criticism, Nineteen-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism and Children's Literature Review, Drama Criticism, Shakespearian Criticism, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, and more.