ENG109: Creative Writing

Here's a time-saving list of the best resources for your class!

Start Your Research Here

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Assessment Spring 2024

1) Finding Background Information

For a quick overview of your topic, use these databases.

2) Finding More Books, Articles, Videos

  • Enter a topic in the "Start Your Research Here" box above, such as:
    • a subject you're writing about: a place, thing, emotion, etc.: "gun control", "alternative medicine", "bystander effect"
    • or, find books about writing with this search: authorship OR "creative writ*"
  • The box does a broad, shallow search across 100 library databases, finding books, e-books, articles and videos.
    • Limit your search to Print Book, E-books, Articles, or Videos if wanted.

3) Filling in the Gaps with more Articles

If you need updated information on a current topic, try these article database, which includes millions of articles from magazines, journals and major newspapers:

Writers Reference Resources

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