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General - see more specific language research guides if available.

SJU Library Catalog

 

Library Catalog Search      
  • Type in a specific title or click the dropdown to search by author (last name first!) 
  • Start a subject search by using the keyword option on the dropdown menu.
  • When you find a book of interest, click on the subject headings in the record to find similar items.
  • You can also browse by call number to take a virtual walk through the book stacks.
  • Use 'Modify Search' to limit your keyword search results to books in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish.
  • You can also use the Advanced Search screen to limit by language or format.

Call Numbers

Call numbers tell you where a book is shelved. In the Francis A. Drexel Library, we use Library of Congress Classification which groups titles by subject matter.

The following call number ranges will help you get started: Classification for Languages and Literatures (P). For works by or about an individual literary author, please search our catalog to find a more specific call number.