Use the library catalog to locate books in the Marshall University libraries. The following Library of Congress Subject Headings are examples of terms that can be used with the Basic Search by Subject Heading to locate books in the Marshall University libraries:
- Literature--History and criticism
- Literature--Study and teaching
- American literature (similarly, English literature, African literature...)
- Literature, Ancient (similarly, Literature, Medieval and Literature, Modern [covering C15 and after...])
- Literary form (also, Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Diaries...)
- Feminist literary criticism
- Women and literature, Bible and literature, Psychology and literature, Art and literature...
- Literature and history, Literature and science, Literature and society, Literature and technology...
- Authors, American (similarly, Authors, Black; Authors, Chilean; Authors, English...)
- Women authors, Male authors, Novelists, Poets...
- American drama, American fiction, American poetry (similarly, English drama, English fiction, English poetry...)
For additional, useful subject headings for your topic, consult the following listings, available in the Reference Collection: Library of Congress Subject Headings (Reference Desk)
Browse the shelves in these call number areas to find books devoted to literature:
- PA Greek language and literature Latin language and literature
- PJ Oriental philology and literature
- PK Indo-Iranian philology and literature
- PN Literature (General)
- PQ French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portuguese literature
- PR English literature
- PS American literature
- PT German literature - Dutch literature - Flemish literature...
- PZ Fiction and belles lettres
For a full listing of Call Number Sub-classifications visit the Library of Congress web site at http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/lcco/lcco.html
For books at other libraries, search other Library catalogs over the Web. Books not owned by Marshall University Libraries may be ordered from other libraries using EZ Borrow (http://www.marshall.edu/library/services/ezborrow.asp) or (Information Delivery Services (IDS).