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

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Language and Literatures are found in class P of the Library of Congress Classification Outline. Main collection books are shelved on the third floor. To see library map click here.

For a complete listing of the Library of Congress' Classification Outline see the link below:

Library of Congress Classification Outline

To see class P subclasses see the following link:

Class P - Language and Literature

You can try a keyword search or a subject search for the following subjects:

Crative writing.

Fiction -- Authorship.

Reference Resources

These resources are available on the second floor of the library in the reference section. See the library record for further information.

There are numerous reference books for almost every genre of fiction and nonfiction. To find these books try a keyword search in the catalog.


For a list of useful databases please see Articles and Databases. 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 creative writing. Many are available online. Check the record for format information.

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