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ENG 275/251: Women's Literature: Finding Books and Media

Herstography Project

Call Numbers in the Stacks

Women's Studies books in the general stacks (books that can be checked out) are located in the HQ1101 - HQ2030.7 call number range.

Women's Literature books are shelved by nationality, e.g., books by American women in the American literature section.  Search the catalog for your specific subject or author to locate the call number.

Please ask a librarian for help if you need it, in person at the Reference Desk or remotely via the Ask a Librarian link. We are here to help!

ON RESERVE (ask for it at the circulation/check-out desk)


Database of electronic books: 

Library Catalog

Use the MCC Library Catalog to find out what the Library has on your topic. Enter your search below to get started!

Sample Catalog Record

Example catalog record--links to a larger version of the image

Print Books: Women's Studies (a selection)

Print Books: Women's History (a selection)

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Print Reference/Women's Literature