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Finding Books

The AUS Library uses the Library of Congress Classification System.

To find library resources search in the AUS library catalog.

To browse the shelves for resources in Language and Literature, try the following call numbers:

PA1-8595 Classical languages and literature
PL1-8844 Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
PN1-6720 Literary history and collections (General)


PQ1-9999 Romance literatures
PR1-9680 English literature
PS1-3565 American literature

Featured Resource

Masterplots analyzes the most important literary works in all genres—long fiction, short fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction—throughout history and around the world, helping to define and critique the literary canon.

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Getting Help

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Essential References

Literary Criticism

Literary Terms and Concepts

Women Writers