Poetry

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On the Shelves: In the library

Most Poetry is shelved in section 811 - 821
Search terms: SUBJECT Search: Poetry, Author name. Browse the shelves to find the right poem.

Databases

Includes poems, author information, literary criticism, magazine & journal articles with and about poetry
Search by poem name, author name, or search for poems by theme or subject.
Example search: skiing OR snow OR beach Click on the Poem tab to display tabs with the chosen theme.
This database specializes in Academic books and journals. Articles will include poems and literary criticism of poems.
Search terms: Keep terms simple: An authors name, a particular publication title, terms like: poem,etc.
Literary criticism and biographies.
Search terms: By the author's name or the poem title
Search author's name to find reference articles, academic journals, magazines / newspapers, and more.
Searches all relevant databases for your topic.
Search time period (e.g. Romanticism) or author's name for historical context.

Websites

Poetry Collections
Links to poetry resources, to current and recent poet laureates
Webcasts of poetry readings: See menu on left side of main page
Poems, Poets, Articles, Online Audio and Video of poems\
Collections of poems and biographical information - Searchable by Poem title or Author
Special page for COLORADO poets
American poetry prior to 1920, University of Michigan
3,162 English poems by 500 poets from Caedmon, in the Old English period, to the work of living poets today. University of Toronto
Index of poets, biographies, and poetry blogs.
Poems located under The Videos
Online journal of Haiku, Senryu and Haibun. Includes poems and articles.
Assortment of sonnets listed by Author or Title.
Daily Poem and Daily Author biography. Text and Podcasts.
Poet Information - Biographies
Information about 161 American poets. Hosted by the University of Illinois
Creating Poetry
Guides for writing poetry and getting it published.
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Evaluation Tools, Citation Tools & Database Passwords

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Basic evaluation form Citing: When and Why For Home Use
Advanced evaluation form . . . . . . . . Citation examples . . . . . . . . . . . .
How to use Easybib