Finding Books: English

Finding Books

To find books, microforms, or audiovisual materials about your subject, use the Library Catalogue. Location codes and call numbers (Library of Congress format --alpha-numeric) are included for each item. Selected electronic resources are also included in the catalogue.

Examples of subject headings to check:

  • Drama -- Technique
  • Fiction
  • Poetry

Also, names of literary movements, such as:

  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Romanticism
  • Symbolism (Literary Movement)

and names of specific authors, such as:

  • Atwood, Margaret
  • Behn, Aphra
  • William Blake

Authors may be searched using first name last name or last name first name.

and particular topic, such as:

  • Canadian Poetry
  • Feminism and Literature
  • Masculinity in Literature

For help in deciding on subject headings to check, consult the Library of Congress Subject Headings and the Canadian Subject Headings, which can be found in the Reference area.

Books with the location of "Stacks" are shelved on the Upper Level. Reference and Special Collections books are located on the Main Level.  Microforms (microfilm and microfiche) are located next to Special Collections on the Main Level.  Audiovisual materials (videocassettes, audio cassettes, LPs, and CDs) are shelved in the Media Centre/Collaboratory on the Main Level.

E-Book Collections:

This page contains links to selected free collections, as well as Library subscriptions, such as:

Books placed on RESERVE are available from the Service Desk.

Created by: Cathy Callaghan B.A., M.L.S.
Date Created: 4-April-2009

Modified by: Suzanne Jones, B.A., M.L.S.
Date Modified:  Jan. 30, 2014