Offers biographical information on a diverse range of more than 149,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists, and scriptwriters. Sketches typically include personal information, career history, writings, biographical and critical sources, authors’ comments, and informative essays about their lives and work.
Presents a scholarly lens into the lives and works of the most influential literary figures through biographical and critical essays. Comprised of more than 420 volumes and over 164,000 pages, this collection makes it easy to search and retrieve essential information, and provides access to unique materials like manuscript pages, diary entries, and more. This collection is often the biography of record for many international novelists.
Provides access to literary works and secondary-source materials covering world literature and writers throughout history. Includes more than 150,000 full-text literary works and over 800,000 poetry citations as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. Users can easily target the information they’re looking for with refined search options.
Examines the lives and works of writers and illustrators for children and young adults. This critically acclaimed series has more than 28,000 entries that include award-winning and emerging artists, and provides illustrated biographical profiles of approximately 75 children’s writers and illustrators per volume.
A unique source for international business intelligence, offering the most comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies and in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research and the ability to compare global economies, countries, and industries.
Connects users with timely, actionable market research for small business communities as well as demographic, psychographic, and consumer insights in targeted geographic locations to support business- planning activities.
Provides users with a wide selection of essential state-specific (and multistate) legal forms that may be customized for most common legal procedures. Many forms are ideal for supporting legal tasks relevant to small business owners, such as filing for copyrights, patents, and trademarks; articles of incorporation; licenses; and more.
Mapped to four key business stages—plan, fund, start, and manage—, this resource covers all major areas of starting and operating a business. Now integrated with G Suite for Education and Microsoft Office 365 tools.
Offers a step-by-step guide to starting and optimizing a business as well as how to manage it. The intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration to develop a plan focused on long-term success and the 400 highly-curated links to “Helpful Resources” inform and assist them in completing business planning activities.
A customizable collection of 23 digital directories that allows users to easily search, sort, export, and analyze content across the platform based on the information needs of their customers. Essential for business research and marketing, popular titles include Ward’s Business Directory, Brands and Their Companies, and Encyclopedia of Associations.