Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Databases & Research - Libraries

Books/Authors/Reading Advice Databases

Use the databases listed below to find articles from magazines, journals and other publications.
Online books can be accessed through Ebrary.

Databases are restricted to use by Kalamazoo Valley Community College students, faculty and staff.

  • Michigan E-Library Books & Authors:  Thousands of recommended titles and plot summaries, plus awards information, all to help users uncover new reading, find long-remembered favorites, and discover award-winning titles. Search by genre, subject, author, title, series, and more.
  • Public Database Literary Index (Gale): GLI provides access to author and title listings of literature sources that contain criticism of authors' works and biographical articles.
  • Kalamazoo Valley Libraries Literature Criticism Online (Gale): Includes Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC), Drama Criticism, Poetry Criticism, and Short Story Criticism.
  • Public Database Michigan Authors & Illustrators: Search by keyword, author, title, genre or award. Author profiles include a list of works.
  • Kalamazoo Valley Libraries Ebrary Electronic Books Collection: Over 80,000 electronic books with full-text online.