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English Research Guide: Finding Books & Media

A research guide covering all composition, literature and mythology courses.

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

Literature Call Numbers

In the MCC Library, works of literature and books about literature and authors are shelved in the P call number area.  See breakdown below:

  • PA:  Classical literature
  • PG:  Slavic
  • PJ-PL: Oriental, Indo-Iranian, East Asia, Africa, Oceania
  • PN:  General
  • PQ:  French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
  • PR:  English
  • PS:  American
  • PT:  German, Dutch, Scandinavian

Reference e-Books

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