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Osterlin Library's collection is now about half print books and half ebooks.
Use the search box below to find print books, government documents, and ebrary and ACLS ebooks. If you prefer one format or the other, perform your search in iLink. When the results are displayed, click on "Limit Search." Then click on the dropdown menu "Type" and choose either "Book" or "Online Resources."
iLink (Osterlin Library Catalog) Basic Search Box-
The books related to Literature are located in the P section of the Library of Congress (LC) Classficiation System. Where you'll find titles of interest depends of the type of literature you are researching. Here are the major LC categories for literature:
P (Language & Literature)
PN (Literature, General)
PR (English Literature)
PS (American Literature)
PZ (Juvenile Literature)
Listed are some possible keywords for a literature search:
Names of Characters in Text
Time Period of Text (20th century, etc.)
Genre of Text (Mythology, Science Fiction, etc.)
Type of Criticism (Textual, Feminist, etc.)
Themes Addressed in Text