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English: Textbooks & eBooks

Subjects and Shelfmarks in the Library

ENGLISH LITERATURE

 

Subject Sub-sections

Class number

American Drama       

812

American Fiction

813

American Literature

810

American Poetry : Individual Authors

811

Children's Literature    : Collections

808.899282

Classical Literature

880

Critical Appraisal

809

English Drama : history & criticism

809.2

English Drama : individual authors

822

English Fiction : Individual authors

823

English Poetry

809.1

English Poetry : individual authors

821

French Literature

840

Literary Criticism

801.95

Literary Theory

801

Poetry Collections

808.81

Poetry Criticism

809.1

Rhetoric

808.042

Shakespeare, Williams

822.33

Short Stories : Collections

808.83

Spanish Literature

860.3

War Poetry : Collections of texts

808.818 (b-10) (e-bks-0)

Writing Techniques

808.066 (b-38) (e-bks-16)

Subjects and Shelfmarks in the Library

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

 

Subject Sub-sections

Class number

Dictionaries : English

423

English Language

420

English Language : Encyclopaedias

420.3

English Language : History

420.9

Etymology

422

Gender Differences in Language

306.44

Grammar

425

Language : Sex Differences

306.44

Language Acquisition

401.93

Language Development

401.93

Linguistics

410

Linguistics : English

428

Men : Language

306.44

Phonetics : English

421

Phonology : English

421

Punctuation

421.1

Slang

427.09

Sociolinguistics

306.44

Women : Language

306.44

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Textbooks & eBooks

The Library has a huge range of textbook and eBook titles to meet your needs.

Textbooks can be a great place to start your research, but remember that demand can be high, so you'll need to plan in advance.  Use the Library Catalogue to check what books the library has available.

eBooks are a quick and easy way to access material.  They are available on or off campus and can be used 24 hours a day.  If you own a tablet device, these books can be viewed easily wherever you have a connection to the internet.  These titles also allow limited printing.

You can access our textbook and eBook collections through the Library Catalogue

Ebooks are included in the library catalogue, however, you may also wish to use the ebook platforms themselves.

Unless otherwise indicated, to access these ebooks platforms click on the link and enter your Network username and password when prompted:

Call Numbers Explained

When you enter the details of the item that you want on the Library Catalogue it will display a call number that tells you where the item is shelved.

The call number will usually look something like this:

306.47 GEL 

The combinations of letters and numbers gives a location based on the subject content of the item.  The items are arranged on the shelves using the call numbers.

The library floor plan will show you where items with particular call numbers are stored.

Cannot Find What You Are Looking For?

  • Is the book out on loan? - Place a hold
  • Is the book at another library site? - Place a hold
  • Is the book not held by the library at all? - Use the Inter library loan service to borrow it from another library
  • Recommend a book? - Contact your Subject Specialist or Librarian if you would like to recommend a book we should buy for the library. 

Looking for a Book We Don't Have?

If you are looking for a book which is not held in any of our libraries, you can ask us to borrow it from another library through the Inter-Library Loans system.