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ENG 152/PHI 251: Middle Earth: Finding Books & Media

Morals & Malice in Middle Earth: A Hobbit's Journey Through Good & Evil

Call Numbers for MCC Library Book Shelves

In the MCC Library, works of literature and books about literature and authors are shelved in the P call number area.  See breakdown below for other call numbers that may be appropriate for your research.  These are just a few suggestions; there will be others:

  • BJ          Ethics
  • H            Social Sciences (General)
  • HN         Social History, Conditions, Problems, Reform
  • PN         Literature (General)
  • PS         Literature -- American
  • Q           Science
  • T            Technology
  • U            Military Science

BOOKS on RESERVE for this class

Ask at the CIRCULATION DESK for any RESERVE items for this class. Most RESERVE items are "room use only."

Reference Databases

The following e-Reference databases are great for gathering background information on your topic. You need your myMCC login to access them.

JRRT's Monogram

Library Catalog

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

Library catalog search strategies

Use the MCC Library Catalog to find out what the Library has on your topic.  When you look at a catalog record for an item the subject headings will help you with more ideas for searches. For instance, a search for ALTRUISM as a subject will yield these results.

Enter your search above to get started!  Try search terms such as:

altruism, compassion and forgiveness, dystopia, ethics, fear, friendship, good and evil, heroism, heroes, heroines, loyalty, moral behavior,morality, perseverance, power, strength and skill, temptation, Tolkien, trustworthiness, virtue, etc.

Sample Catalog Record

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

J.R.R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien 1892-1973

works of J.R.R. Tolkien

BE SURE TO CHECK OUR CATALOG for all holdings.  We may also have DVD motion pictures, audiobooks or online ebook versions . . . 

More Books in Print

These books are arranged by call number.  NOTE: some are REFERENCE BOOKS in the REFERENCE section, some are in the STACKS and may be checked out for three weeks.

Tolkien Quote

Tolkien quote