Creative Writing

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

This section lists resources for specific purposes.

Find (mostly) non-current, full-text, journal and magazine articles.

A collection covering the growth of readership, including magazines for women, children and leisure interests.


• British Periodicals fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

The text of 460 journals published between the 1680s and the 1930s. This archive includes millions of facsimile pages from a wide range of publications from scholarly and professional titles through to art periodicals, penny weeklies and illustrated family magazines.

Additional access instructions:

For off campus access use this link


• JSTOR fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

An academic journal archive containing thousands of articles on a wide range of subjects. You will need to search other databases like Discovery to find the most recent years or go to the journal sites for key titles. JSTOR also contains ebooks too. 

For some tips on searching JSTOR, watch this short video. This next video shows how to set up a Workspace inside JSTOR to store articles and notes.  You can also use JSTOR's Text Analyzer to find other documents or keywords relevant to your research - learn how it can help by watching here.

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