AP Lit - Poetry

Use the databases, ebooks, and websites linked below to find biographical and critical information on your poet and poems. Remember to create citations for all sources accessed.

Create a new project in Noodle Tools logging in with your Livonia Google account. On your Dashboard, under "Sharing and collaboration" share this project with your class "Inbox" by typing in AP Lit and choosing the correct class block.

Noodle Tools

Create citations for all sources accessed. You can later delete the citations for any sources that you do not cite in your project.


Biography in Context

Biographical articles from a variety of sources.

Gale Ebooks

Click on "Literature" to narrow the collection to just those books. Then choose Search within collection.

Scribner Writers

More than 2,000 original, comprehensive, scholar-signed essays covering the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from all time periods.

Twayne Author Series

Full text of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on individual World, US, or English authors.

Gale PowerSearch

Search newspapers, business journals and health journals.

The following websites may provide information for your project. Also see if your poet has his own website.

The Poetry Archive

- collects recordings of poets

Google Scholar

May provide only abstracts of some article.


Purdue Online Writing Lab - MLA

Use the options in the left side-bar to help you answer any questions about MLA style formatting--from general info to in-text citations to your Works Cited page.

Copyright: Plagiarism

Video instruction to help you avoid plagiarism.