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Literary Research Package Renewal 2020-2021

Response Deadline: 
November 2, 2020

Subscription Term


December 1, 2020


November 30, 2021

Pricing for the Literary Research Package offer is now available. The Literary Research Package (LRP) replaces and expands the previous Literature Resource Center license at no additional charge. There are no increases to the cost of LRP this year.

The Literary Research Package includes:

  1. Literature Resource Center
  2. Artemis Literary Sources
  3. Select Gale Virtual Reference Library titles

In addition, three literary products are available as upgrade options:

  1. Twayne's Authors Online
  2. Scribner Writers Online
  3. LitFinder

See pricing section below for more details.



The Literary Research Package includes Gale's Literature Resource Center, Artemis Literary Sources, and select Gale Virtual Reference Library titles. Additional upgrade products (LitFinder, Scribner's Writers Online, Twaynes Authors Online) are available for purchase with the Literary Research Package.

Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center is Gale’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database offering the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works including a deep collection of full-text critical and literary analysis. The database provides researchers with unbounding evidence to support their literary responses and thesis statements through a diversity of scholars and critics that ensure all views and perspectives are represented. 

Artemis Literary Sources

The Artemis Literary Sources provides workflow tools and features that will enhance your Gale Literature Collections experience– topic finder, term frequency graphs, search assist functionality, mobile compatibility, and interface translation, along with an easier and more dynamic search.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (select titles available in the Literary Research Package)

From multi-volume reference works to a newly published monograph on a leading-edge science topic, the titles your students, faculty, and researchers need are on GVRL. With its customer-focused, continually tested interface, eBooks on GVRL allow your library to make essential holdings easy to find, share, use and cite. Unlimited, simultaneous users can browse a title, page by page, with no subscription or per-article charges.


LitFinder provides access to a wealth of literary works and secondary-source materials covering world literature and authors throughout history. Including more than 132,000 full-text poems and 670,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. 

Scribner Writers Online

Scribner Writers Online consists of all volumes in the Scribner American Writers series, including: American Writers (the 4-volume base set and all supplements), American Writers Retrospective and American Writers Classics.

Twayne’s Authors Online

Twayne’s Authors Online offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and to the development of literary genres. This online series features the content of more than 600 books that comprise three print series --United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors -- each of which were carefully coordinated with input from librarians and educators to include authors universally studied in high schools and colleges.

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Last updated October 30, 2020


Response Instructions

To RENEW, no response is required from current subscribers as listed above. To JOIN, CANCEL or to CHANGE OPTIONS, libraries should contact BC ELN by the response deadline.

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Additional Information

MARC Records:

MARC Records can be accessed through Gale Admin.

More information about MARC records is available on the vendor's website.