Author Resources

Utilize resources available to you from Sno-Isle Libraries. Explore topics for your current or next work using our collection of databases. You can also book a one-on-one in-person session with a librarian.

Book-a-Librarian
Arrange for a personalized, face-to-face session with a library professional at any Sno-Isle Libraries community library.

Literature Resource Center

Critical analysis of literary work and in-depth author biographies from every age and literary discipline.

ProQuest Learning: Literature

Full-text works of poetry, prose, and drama from around the world. Also includes author biographies and multimedia, literary criticisms, essays, reviews and interviews.

Oxford English Dictionary

Widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language, this is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.

Historical Photo Collections

Digitize Our Community History is a preservation project produced by Sno-Isle Libraries in partnership with historical organizations in Snohomish and Island counties, and the Daily Herald.

The archive grows as more images are digitized (see Photo archive offers discovery, mystery)

Lynda.com
Lynda.com Video tutorials on software packages, web design, business/management skills, financial literacy, job/career skills, social networking, etc.

Magazines & Newspapers
Read the latest and archival news articles from local, regional and national news sources.

Citing & Evaluating Resources
Information on how to cite and evaluate books, articles, websites, and other resources.

Washington Center for the Book
The Washington Center for the Book promotes literacy and a love of books, reading, and libraries.

So You Want to Write