Creative Writing: Reference Works

Reference Works

 Here is a small list of reference works which are available to you. Search our collections to find individual titles. Alternatively use the reference collections listed on the right hand side of the page to search across multiple reference works at once or browse by topic.

 Bloomsbury Thesaurus

 

   Oxford English Dictionary Online

Reference Collections

access to the texts of the Cambridge Histories series providing up to date and authoritative scholarly content. which includes The Cambridge History of English Literature.

Cambridge Companions Online - You can access the complete Cambridge Companions series including The Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics.

a cross-searchable collection of reference works. As well as general reference works (dictionaries, thesauri etc) specific subject works are also available. The literature collection includes works covering different time periods and genres.

a collection of general and subject related reference works. Particularly useful for Biographies. Choose the Find a Book option at the top of the screen and then select Literature from the list of areas in order to see relevant volumes.