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English Literature and Creative Writing


Search the databases to identify material helpful for your assignments. Most databases index individual articles or papers from journals and newspapers. Some of these databases provide access to the full text document online, others provide the citation information needed to locate the article.

Some databases provide access to non-text information like statistics, images, videos or music. More information is available here about Databases, including a list of databases for all subject areas.

Databases for other resources

Explore the other pages in this English Literature subject guide to find databases that will give you a variety of different resources. Some useful ones are:

Discover English Literature and Creative Writing resources quickly and easily – on or off-campus

Discover is your academic search engine, allowing you to quickly search for a broad range of material in your topic area.

Databases for finding journal and magazine articles

If you already have a journal reference, you can also search for the journal title here: Ejournals A-Z. Or, search for print titles via the Library Catalogue - select Journal Title in the drop-down list.