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A guide to resources available for Continuing Education students taking short courses in Creative Writing

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students on short courses studying Creative Writing in the Department of Continuing Education, including WOW, Weekly Class and short online courses. 

Students and staff who have a University card and Single Sign On, please see our other guide:

Which resources can I use?

For details of which library resources are available for your course, see the library website:

Finding books

Oxford has a wide range of books (including ebooks and print books) for Creative Writing.  For more detailed info about finding books visit the books tab on this guide.

Key journals

You can search for individual journal articles in SOLO by searching for the author and/or article title and/or subject keywords. If you are using a computer in the library or at Ewert House, you can access the full text of journal articles.

In addition,  you can search for a particular journal or newspaper (e.g. Nature, English Historical Review, The Guardian) by entering the title in  SOLO or via e-Journals A-Z.

Below are a few key  journals for Creative Writing. See the journals tab of this guide for more information.

Oxford Online Resources

Oxford subscribes to many scholarly databases. They can be used to locate journal articles, conference proceedings, books, patents, images, data and more. If you can visit the library in person, you can access these resources using a library computer. 

To find out more about the e-resources you can access from within the library, please see the following guide:

Free Online Resources

There are many scholarly resources which are freely available on the web.   Key free web resources are listed below and on the 'Free Online Resources" tab.

Rewley House Continuing Education Library

The Library

Contact info

Rewley House Continuing Education Library
Rewley House
1 Wellington Square

Tel.01865 270454


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