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Books & Authors
Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.
ProQuest Research Library: Arts
This resource covers publications on the arts for researchers of all levels. Subject coverage: music, theatre, film, TV, dance, architecture, art, and design. This database can also be searched as part of ProQuest Research Library.
ProQuest Research Library: Literature & Language
This resource covers publications on literature and language for researchers of all levels. Subject coverage: English, American literature, world literatures, and linguistics. This database can also be searched as part of ProQuest Research Library.
Student Resources In Context
Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user- friendly portal experience combined with new features such as Search Assist and quick fact boxes.

Note: Access to these databases requires the entire barcode number from your library card and your pin number. Your pin number is usually the last 4 digits of your phone number. If you are not able to log in with this information, please call us at 360.442.5300. These databases are also accessible to the public (cardholding and otherwise) via the two database computers located near the Reference Desk on the Main Floor.

Literature & Arts Websites

Last.fm
Oregon Symphony
Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts
Portland Art Museum
Smithsonian Institution
Web Museum
Art on the Net
Internet Public Library
Literary Resources on the Net
CDBaby
Folkways Smithsonian

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