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Poetry: Home

Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and themes around Poetry


With this guide, you will find information about Poetry with a rich variety of books, ebooks, articles, and websites. The College of the Redwoods does not offer a degree in poetry but may offer credit for classes about poetry. 

Useful and Relevant Search Words

The College of the Redwoods uses Library of Congress Subject Headings for classification systems. Here is a list of Library Congress heading for poetry, language, and writing.

Use specific words to search for information in the library catalog.

  • American Poetry
  • American Poets
  • Beat Poetry
  • Ballads
  • Bards
  • British Poets
  • Children's Poetry
  • Christmas Poetry
  • English Literature
  • Famous Poets
  • Haiku
  • Hymns
  • Lyric
  • Meter
  • Odes
  • Poetics
  • Poets
  • Poetry
  • Poetry- 21st Century
  • Religious Poetry
  • Rhythms
  • Sonnet
  • Stanzas
  • Verse

Citation Styles

Always ask your instructor what citation style should be used for research projects. See below for links to helpful resources.

Tutoring and writing help

CR's Literary Magazine

For Del Norte and Distance Education students

Online resources are set up to be accessible to all students from any location at any time. You may be prompted to login using your WebAdvisor ID and your eight digit birth date.  Physical format books from Eureka can be requested and delivered to Del Norte, and vice versa. 


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College of the Redwoods Library
7351 Thompkins Hill Rd. Eureka, Ca. 95501