Literature

The World Shakespeare Bibliography Online is a searchable electronic database consisting of the most comprehensive record of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide between 1960 and the present. Also includes book reviews.

Coverage: 1960-present
Tags: Literature, Shakespeare

Open-access, full-text, Russian-language collection devoted to contemporary Russian literature by women, including prose, criticism, and theoretical works.

Also known as the Brown University Women Writers Project, this full-text database includes writing by pre-Victorian women authors, as well as topic essays and introductions. Documents include notation on original pictures and line breaks. Renaissance Women Online (RWO) is a specific subset of this database.

Coverage: approximately 1500-1830
Tags: Literature, Women

This is the largest single database on Taiwanese history in the Chinese language, including abstracts and indexing from thousand of books. The database contains 595 books divided into 309 categories. This collection incorporaates local histories, official documents of Ming, Qin and Nan-Ming Dynasties, poetry, and private collections. It covers multiple dimensions of study, including geography, local customs, politics, economics, sociology, laws and culture. Based on the Taiwan Literature Series and edited by Chou Hsien-wen. It is also useful to the research on history of China’s international trades and relations.

Coverage: From Tang Dynasty (618-907) through the Japanese occupation period (1895-1945.)
Tags: Government, Literature, Taiwan

TBRC actively seeks out new publications, rare literature, and electronic texts for incorporation into the TBRC Library full text digital holdings. Tibetan publications from small printing houses, monasteries, and educational institutions in China, India, Bhutan, and Nepal are included. The TBRC Library contains works that span the range of every major literary genre of Tibetan literature. The mission of TBRC is seek out works and organize them in all in a single place. This library is continually expanding.

Coverage: Varies
Tags: Literature, Tibet

This site allows you to search through the holdings of the National Libraries of European countries. You can limit your search easily by type of material, including digitized books, images,or exhibits. You can also select which countries’ libraries you want to search.