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Literature & Literary Criticism: Find Books & Ebooks

Resources on author biographies, and literature summaries and criticisms

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Finding Books & Ebooks

To search for books in the Garrett College Library on a topic, you will need to use the online catalog, which searches for materials owned and located in the library - including but not limited to books.

You may search by topic, title, or author's last name.

Get better catalog results by trying these type of keyword searches:

Search by Author Name: Twain, Hemingway, Steinbeck, etc.

Search by Title of Work: The Lottery, Brave New World, The Raven, etc.

Find books on the following subjects in these call number sections:

PN1-6790 Literature (General)

PQ1-3999 French Literature

PQ6001-8929 Spanish Literature

PR1-9680 English Literature

PS1-3576 American Literature

Through the library, you have access to thousands of ebooks for free.  You can either search the online catalog for them, or check out these databases:

Google Book Search

Your instructor may put material on reserve that is assigned reading.

You can find reserves at the Circulation Desk, just make sure you bring your student ID.

There is no time limit for most items, but some may not be allowed to leave the library.

Online Library Catalog

screenshot of library catalog