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Gale’s core repository of full-text literature, LitFinder spans history and geography to deliver an extensive, ever-growing selection of online poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays. These works represent more than 80,000 authors, 660 nationalities and virtually every time period. The depth of content, combined with intuitive searches, unlimited remote access and 24/7 availability, means LitFinder complements high-school and university curriculum and is an ideal resource for general readers and book clubs.

A first-stop homework resource for literature class, this database offers full-text poems, stories, plays, speeches and essays throughout history.  Find Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech or poetry by Issa Kobayashi of Japan.

Searchable by keyword, person, or time period, with biographical background for many authors.  The Dictionary Search accesses Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.

This resource is available remotely to all cardholders of any South Central Library System member library and in-library at all member libraries.
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For more information, assistance, or to schedule a demo, please contact: 
Madison Public Library - Central Library

Access provided through a statewide contract as part of BadgerLink.