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Library resources: Poetry month

Top, left:: Browning, Rossetti, Yeats, Poe, Bronte, Shakespeare, Eliot, Petarch,  Procter, Tennyson, Southy, & Whitman

Literary Reference Center

This literary resource  provides information about poets worldwide  from antiquity to the present day in books, literary encyclopedias, and hundreds of literary journals, as well as multimedia. Poets  in the left image include Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, William Butler Yeats, Edgar Allen  Poe, Emily Bronte, William Shakespeare, T S Eliot, Francesco Petarch,  Adelaide  Anne Procter, Lord Alfred Tennyson, Robert Southy, and Walt Whitman.

Poetry Group Collection

This resource searches across six poetry collections and retrieves the full-text of American, African American, and English poetry.

Literature Criticism Online

This resource provides access to ten multi-volume compilations of literary criticism from 1400 to the present across all regions, eras, and genres.

All poetry databases & all literature criticism databases.

News and events

National Library Week

Monday, April 14, 2014

April 13th-19th is National Library week! We invite the Xavier community to celebrate with us through various events throughout the week. We will be having a drawing for a daily prize, and for a grand prize of $50 X-cash at the end of the week. Come to the Connection Center desk to enter! You can also post poems to our poetry wall, or grab some candy at the desk. Our main event is happening Tuesday, April 15th, from 3pm-4pm, when we will be hosting our annual Edible Books contest in the CLC

New Books

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Some of our new books can be found on our virtual bookshelf. Look under the student or faculty tabs on our website and click on "books" to see the titles! Click on the cover images to see more detailed information and to request the book.

National Poetry Month

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

April is National Poetry Month! Some poetry collections are on display on the 3rd floor of the library for your browsing pleasure. Also, feel free to read some poetry right off one of our walls! We have a Poetry Wall this month on which you can post a favorite poem, or one you've written! If you'd like to send a poem in for the wall, please email Megan Rinderle at