Reference books are on the 1st floor and there are several online databases which contain reference books about literature (including poetry).
Reference Books, like encylopedias, are great starting point for research. Here are some examples:
Gale Literary Criticism series:
Excerpts of literary criticism spanning from the time a work was written until present time:
Biographies of contemporary authors:
[Use the index in the back of any recent volume, or the paperback TITLE index to search for a work, or use the online index at: www.galenet.com/servlet/LitIndex]
More reference books:
Find more e-encyclopedias in these SCC library databases
The library houses two literary journals which contain poetry.
Find these periodicals in the library periodicals room:
Use the library Search to find books on specific subjects. You'll find print books and some ebooks.
Books about Poetry are located in the 800s call number section of the collection
Your SCC Library has books on these subjects and more:
Local Literary Journals:
Open Educational Resources (OER)
There are lots of open courses which are available for free online. The content of these courses can be adapted (with permissions) and reused as a teaching resource.
In a web search engine, try searches like the following, or consult with your SCC Librarians for help finding appropriate open course content. Searches to try on the web:
You will find open courses from Yale, MIT, U of Penn, and other institutions of higher learning.