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Some reference titles for research in editing and publishing:
These databases will be the best bets for starting your research in editing and publishing. If you are having trouble finding articles, see our Finding Articles guide, or ask a librarian for help!
This general database provides full-text access to over 1,300 journals and magazines in a variety of content areas. The searching options are limited, but students like the "clean and simple" interface.
Literature Resource Center (Gale)
The literature database provides the world's most comprehensive collection of information about literature and authors. Includes full-text coverage of over 350 scholarly journals and literary magazines. Also includes critical essays, author bios and book reviews.
LitFinder (Gale Literature)
This literature database contains a wide range of full-text content, including over 140,000 poems, over 7,000 short stories, and nearly 4,000 essays as well as biographies, work summaries, and glossaries.
MLA International Bibliography
This modern languages database indexes over 2.2 millions books, articles and websites having to do with modern languages, literature, linguistics and folklore. No direct full-text, but provides many links to external full-text content.
New York Review of Books, The
This magazine database archives all issues of The New York Review of Books from 1963-present. The New York Review of Books features book reviews, essays, original poetry and current affairs reporting.
Book Review Index, Gale Literature
This book review database includes over 600,000 full-text book reviews, and also includes over 5,000,000 book review citations. Search Jurassic Park and see what you get!
One excellent place to locate books on editing and publishing is in the Schewe Library Catalog or in the library on the shelves in the 070.5 range on the lower level (for publishing) or in the 808 range on the upper level (for style manuals). If you are having trouble finding more books, see our Finding Books guide. Here are some suggested titles:
Some example keywords to follow up on searches of your own in our local or I-Share catalogs: