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Languages Research Guide: Find Books

This guide will help you find resources when doing research in Languages.

Find Books and Videos



Open Austin Library Catalog

Interested in physically browsing our book collection for books on languages? 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 for Languages are located in  P- PM

  • P    Philology. Linguistics                                     
  • PA  Greek and Latin languages and literature
  • PB  Modern languages. Celtic languages
  • PC  Romanic languages
  • PD  Germanic languages. Scandinavian languages
  • PE  English language
  • PF  West Germanic languages
  • 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
  • PM Hyperborean, Indian, and artificial languages
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.  

Subject Guide

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Elaine Berg
Office: Lib 222

Phone: 931-221-6405
Subjects: Languages, Literature

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Are your searches not yielding the results you expected? Are you having trouble finding the information you need? You may schedule a private consultation with a librarian to obtain assistance with developing strategies for your research.

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