Poetry Research Guide

Databases  Reference  Books  Journals  Videos  Web Sites 

 This guide will point you to many of the library's resources in poetry and will link you to additional resources. If you need help with your research ask a librarian. 

Databases 

Search library databases for journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, case studies, editorials, reports, reviews, and other documents. The following databases are recommended for research in theology. 

Most Frequently Used Databases in Literary Scholarship:

Most Frequently Used Databases for Finding Poetry:

Additional databases are available from our Databases for English.
Or select other databases from all database options.

Are you looking for an article you can't find from the links above?

Help Using the Databases

Additional database guides and tutorials are available 

Reference & Books

Select from the following reference works to find dictionaries and encyclopedias on poetry. 

Reference Online

Journals

Books and Ebooks

Library Catalogs

Where to Browse in the Library

Books and other materials can be found in ODU Library's Reference Stacks, Reference Atlases, and Main Stacks in the following ranges of the Dewey Decimal System: 200s (theology) and 900s (history).  

Videos

Web Sites

Visit the following sites for authoritative information on poets and their poetry.

Collections of Full-text Poetry and Poetry Resources

American Poetry and Poets

English Poetry and Poets


 Past last updated: 29 March 2014 | ODU Library Reference Services