Creative Writing

This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Creative & Media Writing

The resources listed here will help you to make a good start with your research.

Useful for getting a basic understanding of your topic.

• Credo Reference fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

A variety of reference works, including dictionaries, which tutors may well prefer to Wikipedia, and it even tells you how to set out a reference to what you find. Try out the 'Mind Map' feature to see how your keyword links to others - useful for essay planning and dissertation work.

These short videos show you how Credo can speed up your research:

  1. Quick overview
  2. Search tips
  3. Using the automated mind map

Additional access instructions:

For off campus access use this link


• Oxford English Dictionary Online fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

The most trusted source about words in English, containing definitions, plus very detailed word histories.

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