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A guide to research resources for the study of English language and literature.

Finding Books

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Literary works and books about literature in the FSU Libraries can be found in two main ways: by searching the online FSU Library Catalog and by browsing the Libraries' collection.


Library of Congress Classifications

The FSU Libraries uses the Library of Congress Classification system to organize items in the collection. The following Library of Congress (LC) classification ranges are of interest to those studying literature. The majority of the 'P's are on the fourth and fifth floors.  Additional materials (such as micromaterials, media, and reference books) may be found on the ground floor and the first (main) floor.

  • P---Linguistics
  • PN---Literature history and collections (General)
  • PQ---Romance literature
  • PR---English literature
  • PS---American literature
  • PT---Teutonic literatures
  • PZ---Fiction and juvenile literatures

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UBorrow or Interlibrary Loan

Books in libraries other than FSU may be requested through UBORROW or Interlibrary Loan. FSU students and faculty may personally check out books from any state university or community college library in Florida by using their FSU card.

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