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English & Creative Writing

Resources for English & Creative Writing

The Library provides a wide range of resources to support you in your research. 

Databases are one of the best types of resource to get familiar with.

We use the term ‘database’ to describe a searchable collections of online resources which contain items such as journal articles, books, and images. Using the databases recommended for your subject will help you find reliable information from trusted sources.


Here are a range of literature journals - all available electronically via the library webpage

Use this link to search for an e journal title

Journals A to Z

Once you have found the journal you want you can search within it for articles.

A LibGuide showing how to link your Google Scholar account to the University eresources and our link resolver (using Google Library Links). It happens automatically on campus due to the IP range being recognised, but this shows how to take it with you and link to it off campus - you can find it at:

Sometimes when doing research you come across an article in a journal that you are unable to access.  This is usually because the Library does not subscribe to that title.  In these cases you can opt to use our Document Delivery Service.