Most poetry in the Library can be ordered up to the Reader's choice of Reading Room. This is a select list of poetry reference works within the Reading Rooms, available without ordering.
Electronic resources can be accessed in the Electronic Resources Rooms in both Humanities - Floor 1 and 2, and are listed under English Literature. These include Literature Online, Literature Resource Center, MLA International Bibliography, Oxford Reference Online, XReferplus, and other resources.
|The Columbia Granger's index to poetry in collected and selected Works edited by Nicholas Frankovich. New York: Columbia University Press, c1996|
|Location register of English literary manuscripts and letters: eighteenth and nineteenth centuries edited by David C. Sutton London: British Library, 1995-|
|Location register of twentieth-century English literary manuscripts and letters: a union list of papers of modern English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh authors in the British Isles London: British Library, c1988|
|The Oxford companion to twentieth-century poetry in English edited by Ian Hamilton Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994|
|The Oxford dictionary of literary quotations edited by Peter Kemp, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997|
|The Oxford dictionary of national biography [Electronic]|
|Authoritative accounts of many British poets are contained within this resource.|
|Poetry in Britain and Ireland since 1970 selected by Jonathan Barker with an introduction by Peter Forbes, London: British Council Literature Department, c1995|
|Princeton encyclopedia of poetry and poetics Alex Preminger, Editor London: Macmillan,1975|
Many poems and poetry collections are accessible via resources such as Literature Online