This is a collection of databases consisting of Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twayne Author Series, Scribner Writer Series, and the Discovering Collection. The first two databases pertain to contemporary, world, British, and the U.S. authors, their works, criticisms of their works, literary genres, and essays on their lives and works. However, the Discovering Collection is a comprehensive database containing in-depth information in the areas of Literature, History, Biography, Science, and Social Studies. All of the resources in this collection are easy to navigate. Just follow the directions provided on each screen.