Doing an author search on an author's name will find books by that author held in the Five College libraries. You an also try a title search if you know the name of a specific book that you'd like to find. Try a keyword search on a short story or essay title to find it in an anthology or collected work. See Databases that allow you to limit your search results to online articles and books for tips on restricting your catalog search to electronic books available to Mount Holyoke users.
Full text of 250,000 poems, primarily in the English language. The World of Poetry also indexes poems in print publications, and includes selected commentaries on individual poems as well as biographies of leading poets. You can search on a poem title, then click on the Poem Information tab of the results screen to find out which books contain that poem. Note the title of any books you find and search them in Discover to find out if a copy is available in the library's collections.