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Literature Online (LION)

Literature Online offers the largest library of works online supported with full text journals and reference material to help contextualize primary works and authors. The diversity, depth and quality of the material, from Beowulf to Pulitzer and Nobel winners, ensures that students and teachers can cover every topic with confidence.

Literature Online (LION) contains more than 350,000 works of poetry, prose and drama from the 8th century to the present day in English language. In English language, this is a unique assembly of primary works, re-keyed from first editions or scholarly editions, based on recommendations from academic specialists. 

For more information about the Literature Online, navigate to the Content Page.

Literature Online resides on the ProQuest Platform. For more information, see the ProQuest Platform LibGuide.

Powerpoint Presentations

 

E-Learning Modules

 

Introduction to Literature Online (LION) on the ProQuest Platform

This short e-learning module introduces to the LION specially designed pages in the ProQuest Platform, how to search the authors from the home page and how the different source types serve different search needs and personas. Objectives of this session are:

  1. Define the different content types and how each meets different research needs
  2. Discover relevant related resources from the Authors page and other index pages

Intended Audience: Anyone new to LION on the ProQuest platform - Duration: 6.5 minutes

Webinar Recordings

 

Webinar Title: Literature Online on the ProQuest platform.

This recorded webinar provides an overview of Literature Online on the ProQuest platform, the available collections (including LION Premium), the content types and the basic and advanced search features (including author pages, word variants searching and result pages).Duration:  33 minutes.

 

 Video Title: Literature Online on the ProQuest platform

This recorded video provides a demonstration of Literature Online on the ProQuest platform.Duration:  6.50 minutes

 

Video Title:  Tip for Teaching: Find underrepresented voices in LION

This short video demonstrates tips for finding primary texts, criticism, and reference materials from and about underrepresented voices in LION. Duration:  8 minutes