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 Finding ebooks in the Five College Libraries Catalog 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.
Searches the library catalog and the majority of our subject-specific databases simultaneously. Looking for a specific short story? Searching the title in Discover will help you find out if it's available in an anthology or collection, or in a magazine.
Search the library catalog only (enter search terms and then limit) or dozens of databases together. A great place to start your research on almost any topic.