Literature and Writers

This guide leads to the best resources for literature and author research.


Literature Resource Center

This database offers full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies and more on authors, their works and literary movements. 

Literature Journals in Print in the Library


Title Location
Café Review* Periodical Back-Issues Shelves (PS580 .C34)
California Quarterly* Periodical Back-Issues Shelves (PS580 .C355)
College Composition and Communication The Center for Reading & Writing
College English The Center for Reading & Writing
Comstock Review* Periodical Back-Issues Shelves (PN6101 .C66)
Dirty Goat* Periodical Back-Issues Shelves (NX1 .D5789)
Glimmer Train Stories* Periodical Back-Issues Shelves(PS642 .G57)
Paris Review* Periodical Back-Issues Shelves (PN6014.P37)
Ploughshares* Periodical Back-Issues Shelves (PS 642.P66)
Poetry* Periodical Back-Issues Shelves (PS301 .P6)
Poets & Writers Periodical Shelves
The Snail's Pace Review* Periodical Back-Issues Shelves (PN642 .S63)
Story Quarterly* Periodical Back-Issues Shelves (PS648.S5 S76)
Teaching English in the Two-Year College The Center for Reading & Writing
Writers Digest Periodical Shelves
Writing Center Journal The Center for Reading & Writing


*These items are available to check out.

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Searching for Articles

To find magazine, journal and newspaper articles, use the Start Your Research Here box on the library's home page, limiting it to Articles

  • The search box on the home page shallowly searches about 100 of our 120 databases, linking to 80,000+ periodicals. 
    • Limit the search to peer-reviewed (scholarly) articles if wanted. 
  • Tutorial videos are below. 

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