Explore The Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database Today!

October 11, 2007

Rated 5 out of 5 stars for content and search-ability by The Charleston Advisor, CLCD is an ever growing online database of reviews, MARC records and related information on children’s literature.  With a subscription to the Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) you have access to:

  • A Children’s Catalog (H.W. Wilson) recommended electronic resource

  • More than 300,000 reviews from 36 quality review sources like KIRKUS, VOYA, The ALAN Review, and Booklist.

  • Reading Measurement Programs (Lexile, AR, Scholastic Reading Counts)

  • More than 145,000 links to web pages featuring individual authors and illustrators

  • Over 47,000 book jacket images

  • Teaching Tools–which includes lesson plans, teaching guides and the like

  • Links to view the first chapters and other parts of books that the publishers are providing

  • A variety of search options by age, grade, genre, author, language and much more

To access this exciting resource please click on the following link:  http://www.childrenslit.com and enter the user name: Briggs and password: library.  This trial will expire on 11/11/07.

Danielle Becker, Reference/Digital Services Librarian