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All MPL Neighborhood Branches will be CLOSED on Tuesday, November 3, 2020*

*Central Library will remain open to patrons and staff for limited services at reduced capacity. Learn More

Zablocki Branch open for curbside service only October 23-November 1

In order to accommodate extremely high early voter turnout, Zablocki Branch will open to the public on
Friday, October 23-November 1 for curbside service only.

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Literary Reference Center Plus

Literary Reference Center Plus

Literary Reference Center Plus

Literary Reference Center Plus is a comprehensive database which provides users with a broad spectrum of information on literature from antiquity to the present day.   LRC+ contains detailed critical information on the most studied authors and their works. In addition, it includes reference books such as Masterplots and Merriam-Webster’s Encyclopedia of Literature, hundreds of literary journals, author interviews, a timeline of literature, a literary glossary, and guides to various citation formats, such as MLA, APA and Chicago. This EBSCO database can be searched by author, topic or title of work. Thousands of poems, short stories and classic works such as The Canterbury Tales, Hamlet, Dracula, Madame Bovary and The Red Badge of Courage are conveniently contained in full here as e-books. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.

BadgerLink is Wisconsin's Online Library, providing all Wisconsin residents with licensed content not available through regular search engines.