Research Resources

This page will contain an annotated listing of valuable resources for the science fiction scholar. Currently only a handful of example entries are present, but the intent is to make this a comprehensive listing, particularly highlighting the work of SFRA members. If you would like to contribute an entry, or become curator of this page, please contact the SFRA President.

Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, TheAn ongoing project to provide a comprehensive, scholarly, and critical guide to science fiction in all its forms.
Gunn Center for the Study of Science FictionThe University of Kansas's Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction provides a wealth of resources for teachers and scholars of science fiction.
Internet Speculative Fiction Database, The The ISFDB is a community effort to catalog works of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. It links together various types of bibliographic data: author bibliographies, publication bibliographies, award listings, magazine content listings, anthology and collection content listings, and forthcoming books. 
Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Database, The The Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Database is an inclusive tool, designed to cover all aspects of science fiction, fantasy, horror, supernatural and weird fiction. History, criticism, commentary, fan writings and some reviews are all included, although book reviews are left to Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Review Index at this time. Science Fiction generates the largest number of entries, followed by fantasy and horror in that order. 


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