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Literature in English

Browse library materials for the study of literature in English

UC Berkeley Book Catalogs

Books

eBooks

Most of these ebooks can be found by using UC Library Search. However, you may occasionally wish to visit specific ebook platforms.

Catalogs with Historical Info

Publishers

How to Find eBooks

  1. Go to the Library homepage.
  2. In UC Library Search, enter your keywords.
  3. On the results page, find the Refine Your Results column. Under Show Only, select Available Online. Then, under Resource Type, select Books.

How Do I Read a Call Number?

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