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Fun Reads at Memorial Library

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Best Sellers Collection at Memorial Library

The Best Sellers collection is located by the reference desk in Memorial Library.  Use the link below to see what titles we have available in this collection.

Books by Genre Available at Memorial Library

Each link lists books in the library by genre.

Browsing for Novels by American & English Authors in the General Collection

Most novels in Memorial Library are located in the general collection using the Library of Congress classification system. In this system, literature is sorted by country of origin then time period.  Use the chart and map below to browse for novels.

American and English literature in the general collection is located on 3rd Floor.

American literature
Individual authors or works

Call Number Ranges

Colonial period (17th and 18th centuries)

PS700-893

19th century

PS991-(3390)

1900-1960

PS3500-3549

1961-2000

PS3550-3576

2001-

PS3600-3626

English literature
Individual authors or works

Call Number Range

Anglo-Saxon literature

PR1490-1799

Anglo-Norman period. Early & Middle English

PR1803-2165

English renaissance (1500-1640)

PR2199-3195

17th and 18th centuries (1640-1770)

PR3291-3785

19th century, 1770/1800-1890/1900

PR3991-5990

1900-1960

PR6000-6049

1961-2000

PR6050-6076

2001-

PR6100-6126

Memorial Library 3rd Floor

Browsing for Novels by International Authors in the General Collection

Listed below is a brief outline of literature from other cultures

Other
Individual authors or works                                     

Call Number Range & Floor      

African

PL8009.5-8014 (Second)

Arabic

PJ7695.8-7976    (Second)

Canadian PR9199

Chinese

PL2661-2979   (Second)

Danish

PT8050-8177.36   (Third)

Dutch

PT5555-5881.36   (Third)

Flemish

PT6400-6467.36   (Third)

French

PQ1600 -2726  (Third)

German

PT1501-2688   (Third)

 

 Other General Collection Novels could be located on2nd or 3rd floor  

Call numbers P-PN = 2nd Floor (see map below)
Call numbers PQ-PZ = 3rd Floor (see map below)

 

Hindi, Urdu, Hindustani

PK2030-2212   (Second)

Italian

PQ4001-5999   (Third)

Japanese

PL784-866   (Second)

Korean

PL986-993   (Second)

Mexican PR9200-9200.9 (Third)

Norwegian

PT8750-8952.36   (Second)

Portuguese

PQ9000-9999   (Third)

Russian

PG3300-3493.96   (Second)

Spanish

PQ6271-9326   (Third)

Swedish

PT9650-9877.36   (Third)

2nd floor Memorial Library

3rd floor Memorial Library

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