Novel/Play Study Resources


Ace your Novel / Play Study

with these resources from Brampton Library


Borrow the Book

Brampton Library has multiple copies of the most commonly requested CPT/ISU novel or play study titles. You can borrow a print copy from any library location and if not available right away, place a 'Request' for the next available copy to be sent to your nearest branch for easy pick up.


Try an eBook!

Our eBook services, including Overdrive, Cloud Library, Audiobook Cloud, and Tumblebook Readables, offer many advantages to students:


View the ISU/CPT Bookshelf in Overdrive

View the ISU/CPT Bookshelf in Cloud Library


Read on the Go. Complete your assigned reading on your smartphone or tablet, or from any computer with a web browser.


No late fines. eBooks self-expire, so you don’t have to worry about remembering to return them.


No waiting! Your essay is due in 3 days but all the print copies of the book are checked out? Don’t panic—We have simultaneous use e-copies of many classic novels and plays in Overdrive. This means copies are always available.


Mark up your book...without getting in trouble. Both Cloud Library and Overdrive Read allow you highlight text and add notes in your eBook. So go ahead and highlight that perfect quote for your essay or jot down your thoughts on a significant passage.


How to Highlight & Add Notes in Overdrive Read


Searchable. Ebooks are searchable, making it quick and easy to find a phrase or word within the book. Puzzled by a challenging word or Shakespearean expression? Simply highlight the word for an instant definition.


Adjust the text and font size. Daunted by the tiny, dense text of that classic Victorian novel? With an eBook, it’s easy to change up the type size and font for a more enjoyable reading experience.


Listen to your novel. With AudioBookCloud, you can listen to your play or novel with the click of a button. Or, read along as the text is read aloud in Tumblebookcloud.


Literature Study eResources:

If you’re looking for literary criticism or require background materials on a novel or play, Brampton Library has several eResources available. To access the following links, enter your 14-digit library barcode number.


Something About the Author


Literature Criticism Online


Gale Virtual Reference Library

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