literature, composition and rhetoric, English education, creative writing, linguistics, editing and publishing

Browse by Call Number

Works about rhetoric and composition are shelved in various location in the library. To browse the main collection you can go to the following sections:

P301-301.5   Style. Composition. Rhetoric

PE1001-1693   Modern English

You can also try a subject search in the catalog using the following subject lines:


English language -- Composition and exercises.

English language -- Rhetoric.

A map of the library is available here.

Reference Resources

The following offers a very small selection of reference resources. Unless otherwise indicated, these resources are available on the second floor of the library in the reference section.


For a list of useful databases please see the Articles and Databases tab. Databases are usually the best place to look for articles about a specific subject. However, if you would like to view journals devoted to a specific discipline you can search the catalog. The following list is a small sample of journals useful for researching rhetoric and composition. Many are available online. Check the record for format information. 


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