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Creative Writing/Literature

Guide to creative fiction and nonfiction at SBU Libraries


Black and white photo of a man from behind with his hands on his head in front of a blackboard covered in written mathematical formulas.Write what you know but get help with the research.

Whether you need to portray a historical time period, describe a natural habitat, or extrapolate from a current technology, we have sources that can help. Listed here are just some of our online research resources. Always remember that you can contact a librarian for more in-depth help.

Good Places to Start

Digital Libraries and Projects

Historical Research

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