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

SUNY Adirondack Library subscribes to many print journals on literature and writers, book reviews, as well as poetry and fiction journals.

Title Location
Blueline* Periodical Back-Issues Shelves (PS253.N7 B48)
Booklist Library Workroom
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)
Library Journal Library Workroom
Paris Review* Periodical Back-Issues Shelves (PN6014.P37)
PMLA* Periodical Back-Issues Shelves
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 were formerly housed within the circulating collection and are still available to loan 

More Humanities Article Databases

Online Literature & Writing Journals

World History

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.