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English 1301: UTEP Library: Books


Using Encore

Understanding Library of Congress Call Numbers

Finding Books in Library

To find books in the library you will need to use the  Library Catalog.

You can search the Classic Library Catalog by:

  1. If you find a book you would like to see, write down the Title of the book, the Location, and the Call Number.
  2. When you are ready to check the book out, take the book to Access Services and show them your student ID. The student ID is your library card.
  3. If the book is for library use only, it cannot be checked out.

If you don't find books of your interest at the UTEP Library; try searching the WORLDCAT database to identify resources available in other libraries around the world. You can request books not found in our library through ILLiad our Interlibrary Loan Department.

Literature Reference Books

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Browsing the Shelves

English & American Literature books in the general collection (i.e., the Main Stacks) are located on the 5th floor; use these call number ranges when you're browsing areas in the stacks:

PE - English Language 
PE501 - (693) Middle English
PE(814) - 896 Early Modern English

PN - Literature (General)
PN441 - 1009.5 Literary History
PN6010 - 6790 Collections of general literature
PR - English Literature
PR1 - 56 Literary history and criticism
PR3291 - 3785 17th and 18th centuries (1640-1770)
PS - American Literature
PS501 - 689 Collections of American literature
PS3550 - 3576 1961 - 2000


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