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Creative Writing


Use SouthernSearch to locate information in our library. SouthernSearch provides simple, one-stop searching for books and e-books, videos, articles, digital media, and more.

Enter your search terms in the search box provided and click on Search. The default is to search "Everything at SCSU." You can click on the down arrow next to "Everything at SCSU" for other choices such as SCSU Catalog and Collections, Articles and e-books, Course Reserves, and CT State Colleges and Universities.

Creative Writing is the main search term. However you can also use the following search terms to find additional materials related to this topic:
Creative Writing (Higher Education)
Creative Writing Study and Teaching
Creative Writing - Rhetoric
English Language - Study and Teaching
Creative Writing - Computer assisted Instruction
Fiction - Technique
Poetry - Study and Teaching
Narration - Rhetoric
Creative nonfiction


Searches will retrieve articles and other materials as well as books. To limit your search to books, use the options on the left after you receive the initial results.

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For the most part, basic searches will retrieve the results you need. Use Advanced Search for more search options to limit or focus your search. Advanced Search presents limiters and expanders to help refine your search. The advanced search option, for instance, allows you to combine multiple search terms with "and" or "or" for more effective searches.
Example: Facebook and (privacy or security or identity theft)

The advanced search option allows you to limit your search by date, by format, and by language.

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