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Gale LitFinder: Info & Tutorials

Gale LitFinder Information and Tutorials

Gale LitFinder

LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

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LITF Power Search

Enter a word or term to search

Quick Facts

  • Over 80,000 authors’ works appear, representing all time periods
  • Works taken from literary journals, books, anthologies and collections
  • eBooks plus selected short-form works added several times a year
  • New issues of 50-plus journals added each year
  • 1,700 contextual work explications and 2,700 author biographies. More added each year

LITF Tutorial - Basics

Using Gale's LitFinder - Basics

LITF Tutorial - Document Tools

Using Gale's LitFinder - Document Tools

LITF Tutorial - Searching

Using Gale's LitFinder - Searching

More Gale Resources

Subject Guide

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Jennifer Evans
Please contact me if you have any problems (i.e. broken links) or questions regarding any of my Guides. I'd also love to hear from you with any comments, suggestions or positive feedback.
Thanks, & happy researching!
Ph: 501.760.4105