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Discover resources dedicated to Creative Writing students.
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Finding Relevant Articles

  • MLA International Bibliography
    Provides citations for scholarly research in international fields of literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore. Other materials included are books, dissertations, book chapters, and essay collections. No abstracts provided.
  • Essay & General Literature Index  Icon
    Provides citations for pieces in the field of literature from collections of essays and miscellaneous sources from the U.S., Great Britain, and Canada.
  • Humanities Full Text  Icon
    Incorporates scholarly content from hundreds of journals along with reviews of many kinds of books, performances, and events.
  • MagillOnLiterature Plus  Icon
    Includes literary plots, critical analyses, biographies and author information from Salem Press's Magill series.
  • Play Index  Icon
    Searches thousands of plays. Search by title, author, subject, style, genre, and cast type.
  • Short Story Index  Icon
    Attempts to index all the important collections and anthologies of short stories.
  • LitFinder
    Contains primary, international literature content, including poems, short stories, essays, speeches, and plays. Also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary. Can search by keyword, author, subject, work title, and more.

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MLA International Bibliography

Finding Books on Creative Writing Topics

Other Useful Resources

  • Literary Reference Center Plus  Icon
    Offers information from respected reference works, books, and literary journals & magazines as well as study guides and literary videos.
  • Google Scholar
    Includes journal articles, book chapters and essays, and sometimes entire books. Text is frequently not available for free, but can be accessed using WorldCat or Interlibrary Loan.
    Provides full-text articles from scholarly journals in a broad spectrum of topics and disciplines. Coverage spans from the journals' inception to the most recent 3-5 years (current issues are not available).
  • Project Gutenburg
    Free eBooks that are culturally valuable in the United States and free from copyright law restrictions on publication and use.
  • ACLS Humanities eBooks
    Includes eBooks in the Humanities from common authors and titles to the more obscure.

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