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Contains resources available through the library and freely online that pertain to literature, poetry, and other humanities subject areas.

Find Books

Use the tools on this page to help find books of or about World Literature.  

  • oneSearch, on the left, searches through the library's catalog for books and e-books.  Use this to see if the S.C. Williams Library has a copy of the book you're looking for.  Search by title, author, subject, or keyword(s).  
  • WorldCat, below oneSearch on the left, searches through nearby libraries' catalogs for books and e-books. Use this if the S.C. Williams Library does not own a copy of the book you need.  If you find what you're looking for, use Inter-Library Loan to have the book delivered to you. Or, check with a librarian to see if you can go and use another university's library through the Metro Referral Card System. 

Library Catalog

If you'd rather use the library catalog on the library website, click the link below and start searching!

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Call Numbers

Literature call numbers start with the letter P.  Books in literature are then sub-organized according to their country of origin.  Romantic language and literature books (French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish) start with PQ.  Slavic languages and literature books start with PG.  Use the Library of Congress Classification Outline to find more.  For example, you can find these authors at these call numbers:

  • Marquez, Gabriel Garcia - PQ180.17.A73  
  • Tolstoy, Leo - PG3365
  • Dostoevsky, Fyodor - PG3326
  • Césaire, Aimé - PQ3949


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