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Literature in English: Books

Browse library materials for the study of English and American Literature

UC Berkeley Book Catalogs

Union Catalogs & Historic Bibliographic Information

Reading Call Numbers by Section

To read a call number, take each section one at a time: BF 1556 .Z66 2010

  • BF
    Read the 1st line in alphabetical order: A, B, BF, C, D, DC...
  • 1156
    Read the 2nd line as a whole number: 1, 2, 3, 32, 100, 101, 1000, 1100, 1156, 2000, 3000...
  • .Z66
    First read the 3rd line alphabetically. Then read the following number as a decimal: .C51, .D49,  .Z616, .Z66, .Z8 
  • 2010
    The last line is the year, and is read in chronological order: 1989, 1992, 2000, 2010, 2016 

OskiCat's Request Button

No time to go hunting around the library stacks to find the books you need?  Use OskiCat's request feature.  Once you find the book you want, click (this button will only appear when an item can be requested). Authenticate yourself with CalNet, and follow the prompts.  OskiCat will ask you where you want the book(s) delivered to.  You will get an email when the books are ready to be picked up (usually within 1-3 days).

You can also use this button to:

  • Request materials from NRLF
  • Place holds on items that are checked out
  • Place holds on an item that has the status "in-process" which means it is being cataloged. 

Campus Library Map (interactive)

Berkeley holds an impressive array of physical resources across the campus, found throughout the University Library's 25 libraries and nine affiliates. Click on each library below to find out how many physical items are included in its collection.

Map of UC Berkeley libraries

 

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Map Illustration by Adam Hayes, developed by the Library Communications Office.

Doe Library: 5,164,412 itemsBancroft Library: 6,637,875 itemsLaw Library: 1,858,494 itemsEnvironmental Design: 1,664,096 itemsBusiness: 1,421,566 itemsEngineering: 892,968 itemsEast Asian Library: 882,849 itemsBioscience + Natural Resources: 559,374 itemsEarth Sciences + Map: 506,858 itemsGovernmental Studies: 481,825 itemsTransportation Studies: 366,177 itemsMusic: 324,196 itemsEthnic Studies: 101,696 itemsChemistry + Chemical Engineering: 77,829 itemsMathematics + Statistics: 68,124 itemsAnthropology: 61,779 itemsLabor + Employment: 51,303 itemsMoffitt: 39,756 itemsOptometry: 26,237 itemsPhysics + Astronomy: 23,393 itemsSocial Research: 9,390 itemsBAMPFA Film: 6,101 itemsMemorial Stadium: not a library

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