Short Story Index and Retrospective

Regular SSI: An index of more than 117,000 stories published in more than 4,200 collections and anthologies, including stories that appear in periodicals. The full text of almost 5,000 stories is also included. Retrospective: An index of more than 150,000 short stories published over 150 years from 350 periodicals and collections of short stories. In addition, there are links to the full text of thousands of short stories on the HathiTrust digital library. (Updated daily)

Publication Details

  • Time-span Regular 1984 - to date; Retrospective: 1915 - 1983
  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • License Information Metasearch only searches 1984 - present Index, not Retrospective file.
  • Publisher EBSCO
  • Resource Types Reference Source