Research Databases

  • Literary Reference Center

    Full text of literary journals and respected literary reference works. Contains plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories. Research an author, novel, or poem for school or personal interest. Learn more about a literary movement for book discussions.

     

  • Lynda.com

    Troy-Miami County Public Library is pleased to offer its cardholders free access to Lynda.com’s library of instructional videos. Whether you are a professional wanting to sharpen your skills or an amateur starting from square one, Lynda.com can provide the instruction you need. Lynda.com offers courses on business topics and personal advancements, such as Job hunting and résumé or cover letter writing, Business skills, communication, marketing and leadership, data analysis, cloud computing, and server management, creative arts including 3D animation, video editing, photography and more.

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