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Writing, Editing and Publishing

Find information on writing, editing, and publishing disciplines.

Find books, e-books and chapters

Login and search LibrarySearch using keywords that describe your topic, then refine your results to books and chapters.

•    Combine your keywords with AND to find all search terms.
•    Use OR to find any words or synonyms.
•    Find exact phrases with quotation marks.
•    Add an asterisk to part of a word to find different endings and plurals.

An example search:
"Australian literature" AND (writing OR poetry) AND publish*

Search terms

Try these keywords and subject headings to search for relevant books and e-books:

Creative writing

•    American Literature
•    Arts & humanities
•    Australian Literature
•    Authors
•    Authorship
•    Childrens Literature
•    Creative Writing
•    English Literature
•    Fiction
•    Language Literatures
•    Literary Criticism
•    Literary Theory
•    Literature
•    Narration Rhetoric
•    Nonfiction
•    Novels
•    Poetry
•    Writers
•    Writing



Editing and publishing

•    Book Publishing
•    Editing
•    Electronic Books
•    Electronic Publishing
•    Journalism
•    Journalism Editing
•    Newspaper Publishing
•    Open Access Publishing
•    Periodical Publishing
•    Publishers And Publishing
•    Publishing
•    Publishing Industry
•    Scholarly Publishing
•    Technical Writing


Screenwriting

•    American Cinema 
•    Australian Cinema
•    Feature Films
•    Motion Picture Authorship
•    Motion Picture Industry
•    Motion Pictures
•    Movies
•    Playwriting
•    Screenplays
•    Screenwriters
•    Screenwriters interviews
•    Screenwriting
•    Television authorship

Browse the shelves

You can also browse the shelves using these call numbers:

•    001.42: Research methods
•    002: The book
•    028.5: Children’s literature--criticism
•    070.41: Editing--journalism
•    070.5: Publishing
•    070.5797: Electronic publications
•    302.2: Communication
•    398.2: Folk literature
•    425 & 428.2: English language--grammar
•    651.74: Business writing
•    658.5: Management of production
•    658.8: Marketing management
•    686.2: Printing
•    686.22: Typography
•    686.2255: Proofreading
•    686.3: Bookbinding
•    741.5: Graphic novels
•    741.64: Book design
•    801.95: Literary criticism
•    808.02: Authorship techniques
•    808.027: Editing
•    808.042: Academic writing
•    808.066791: Motion picture authorship
•    808.1: Rhetoric of poetry
•    808.225: Television authorship
•    808.23: Screenwriting
•    808.3: Fiction technique
•    809.3: Fiction criticism
•    820: English literature
•    820.9994: Australian literature

e-books

See the Library’s e-book guide for tips on using e-books.

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