Books & Reading

Comics & Graphic Novels
Comics Plus offers a  collection includes over 10,000 items from over 80 major publishers.  The collection includes fiction, nonfiction, historical fiction biographies, classical literature, mystery, horror, fantasy, romance, and superheroes.  For details on how to access the collection, click here.

Fantastic Fiction
This site features bibliographies for over 30,000 authors and information on over 350,000 books.

Lewis & Clark Library Book Groups
Visit the book group page for information on the library's book discussion groups plus online resources for all of your book group needs.

Lewis & Clark Library Catalog
Access the Lewis & Clark Library online catalog. From here you can search all the items available at the library. You also have access to your account online. You can see what items are currently checked out, renew items, place holds, and view your account status.

Literature Resource Center - LRC    Literature Resource Center - LRC
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.

Montana Author's Project
The Montana Authors Project (MAP) brings important and favorite works of regional literature to digital life, providing actual maps of literary settings.

Montana Book Award
An annual award recognizing literary and/or artistic excellence in a book published during the award year. Eligible titles will be set in Montana, deal with Montana themes, or be written, edited, or illustrated by a Montana author or artist.

Montana Library2Go
Download up to 5 fiction and nonfiction audio books at one time from a collection of more than 1,500 titles. A valid Lewis & Clark Library card and Internet connection are required.

Novelist Plus
Click here for access from outside the library
NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

WorldCat (OCLC)
Search for and request for Interlibrary Loan (ILL) over 1.3 billion items in more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.