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Please Note: Some databases may require you to enter your Provincetown, CLAMS or Massachusetts Library card number.

Books and Authors
Check out the "What Do I Read Next?" collection. Combines over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, readers' suggestions, award winners and librarians' favorite's lists.

Contemporary Literary Criticism (Gale)
A Collection of 11,000 critical essays on contemporary authors you can read online.

Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines. Provides international perspective from earlier time periods to the present.

LitFinder (Gale)
Read literary works online. Includes 150,000 full text poems, many poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays.


The CLAMS catalog is the first place to look for books available to you from the 26 participating Libraries in CLAMS.

The Virtual Catalog is the easiest ways of locating books, DVD's and CD's outside of CLAMS.  You can easily order these resources if they are NOT in the CLAMS catalog.

If you are looking for what to read next or to find more information on a particlar author you enjoy, you can start with the databases above.
The library staff are happy to share information on their new and favorite books.  Ask anytime to get ideas on what to read next.

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