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ENG 486: British Authors: Finding Books

This guide is to assist students in the Spring 2014 ENG 486: British Authors class with a focus on William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Finding Books through the Catalog

Search the catalog by keyword, subject, author or title to find books and other print materials. Identify the items you need and follow the Library of Congress call number to the proper locations.

Relevant Subject Headings

LC Subject Headings are headings assigned by the Library of Congress to a book or other item in a catalog to describe its contents. These headings are especially helpful when searching as they can help you better focus your search to find information on a particular topic. You can search for or click on these subject headings in the catalog in order to find the other books and materials in the catalog that use the same subject heading. The following are some subject headings that will be especially useful to you as you progress in your research for this class:

  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834
  • Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 -- Criticism and interpretation
  • Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 -- Criticism and interpretation
  • Romanticism Great Britain

InterLibrary Loan

How can you still use a book for your research that we do not have in our catalog?


If you start your research early enough, you can request this item through InterLibrary Loan! It takes a few weeks for books requested through InterLibrary Loan to arrive so plan your time accordingly.

Examples

Below are some of the examples of literature criticism that can be found at the URI Library on Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth.

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