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Welcome to the Library's Literature Subject Guide!
This guide provides an overview of the Library's recommended materials related to literature, including databases, books, journals, reference materials and other resources, print or digital, that are accessible through different websites and platforms.
The print literature collection is organized in alignment with Class P of the Library of Congress Classification. It includes the following subclasses:
P Philology and Linguistics
PA Greek language and literature; Latin language and literature
PB Modern languages and Celtic languages
PC Romance languages
PD Germanic and Scandinavian languages
PE English language
PF West Germanic languages
PG Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian languages
PH Uralic and Basque languages
PJ Oriental languages and literature
PK Indo-Iranian languages and literature
PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
PM Hyperborean, Indian, and artificial languages
PN Literature (General)
PQ French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese literature
PR English literature
PS American literature
PT German, Dutch and Scandinavian literature
PZ Fiction and juvenile belles lettres
The print literature collection is located in Tier 1 of the Library. It spreads from shelf 1.1.7A to shelf 1.1.19A (see map below).