Animal Farm in Context
Penfield High School
Last revised: December 2008

Scope: This is a guide to literary criticism and historical resources available through the PHS library’s subscription databases/
Subscription Databases: See library staff password to access the database page of the PHS Library Web site..

  • GVRL-History: A collection of Gale's History related eBooks. eBooks are electronic versions of reference books, many of which we have in hard copy as well as electronically.

  • Literature Resource Center: Offers up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

  • Modern World History Online: Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from mid-15th century to the present.

  • Opposing Viewpoints: Information on today's hottest social issues. Features include viewpoint articles, full-text magazine and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites.

  • ProQuest: Full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, and educational journals.

  • Student Resource Center: Broad database offering resources in literature, cultures, science, history, and geography. Full-text articles from reference works, primary sources, and periodicals.

  • Twayne's Author Series: Comprises 600 full-text titles from the Twayne Literary Masters Series, 200 each from Twayne World, US, and English authors.