Skip to main content

English: Finding Books

Finding Books

Finding Book Chapters

QCat and Shelf-marks - Finding Stuff

Useful shelf-marks

The most common shelf-marks for English are:

P - Philology and general linguistics
PE - English language
PN - General Literature
PR - English literature
PS - American literature

Recommended readings may also be found in Short Loan on the Ground Floor of the McClay Library.

Where can I find books about my subject in the McClay Library?

Understanding shelf-marks

Each book has a shelf-mark, which is a combination of letters and numbers. Break this down into sections to make it easier to find the book you are looking for.

shelfmarks

Just ask at one of the Enquiry Desks if you can't find what you are looking for - we are here to help.