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English 418: Creative Writing Capstone: Info Lit Session III (Publishing)

Resources to help students complete research for their capstone class

New Pages

"News, information and guides to independent bookstores, independent publishers, literary magazines, alternative periodicals, independent record labels, alternative newsweeklies and more."

Check the sections Lit Mags, Classified Ads, and Calls for Submission

WVU's Online Catalog

Use the basic search in WorldCat to search by journal title.

The Holdings Record will tell what format the journal is in: print or electronic or both.

If available in hard copy, go to second floor where current periodicals are kept. 

If available electronically, click on the the journal title to see its record.

  • Click on Go to Journal
  • You'll be taken to the eJournals Page; choose a database in which the journal resides. You'll be able to review the content of the article.

MLA Directory of Periodicals

The MLA Directory of Periodicals’ entries list editorial addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, frequency of publication, descriptions of the periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, subscription prices and addresses, advertising information, and submission guidelines. The directory also provides statistics on how many articles and book reviews the periodicals publish each year, as well as how many are submitted. 

Periodicals: Downtown Campus