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Finding Brookens Resources about Slam Poetry

Learning more about a topic starts with conducting background research.  Background research can easily be done using encyclopedia's.  You can find the library's online encyclopedia's here

Here are a couple of entries from these resources that offer significant coverage of the topic:

Slam! Genre for Social Activism from Contemporary youth culture: An international encyclopedia

Performance Poetry from World Poets


Search for books about slam poetry at Brookens using the Books and Media Search tab on the library website's.  

Here's a short video that shows you how to search for books at Brookens: 

Searching for Books on Poetry Slams at Brookens

If the library does not have the book you're looking for, you can request it from another library using the I-Share service.  Here are 2 short videos that demonstrates how to request books from other libraries: 

Requesting Books from I-Share