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Literature Research Guide: Find Books

This Guide will help you find scholarly resources when conducting research for your Literature classes.

Find Books and Videos

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Advanced Search: Open Austin Library Catalog

Interested in physically browsing our book collection for books on literature? Go to the General Collection, Reference Collection, Video Collection, or New Books Shelf (2nd & 3rd floors) of Woodward Library and look up the following call number ranges.

Library of Congress (LC) Call Numbers


Call numbers for books in print and DVDs covering Literature subjects are:  

  • P Philology. Linguistics                                               
  • PA Greek and Latin languages and literature
  • PG Slavic, Baltic, Albanian languages and literatures
  • PH Uralic, Basque languages and literatures
  • PJ Oriental languages and literatures
  • PK Indo-Iranian languages and literature
  • PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
  • PN Literature (General)
  • PQ French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese literatures
  • PR English literature
  • PS American literature
  • PT German, Dutch, and Scandinavian literatures
  • PZ Fiction. Juvenile belles lettres
Books in print are located in the General Collection on the third floor and the DVDs are located on the second floor.


For a complete listing of all LC Call Numbers, go to the Library of Congress Classification Outline.

Resources with Electronic Books

Many of the books in these collections will appear in search results from the catalog search above.  They may also be searched individually using the links provided below.  

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