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CliffsNotes
Free online access to 180 full-text literature guides.
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Literature Criticism Online
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Literature Resource Center
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NoveList Plus
Guide to suggested reading with reviews and other features.
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Open Library
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SparkNotes
Literature guides in text and video formats.
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Student Resource Center (Literature)
Curriculum-targeted resources including biographies, essays, and much more!
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