An introduction to library resources for Literature, Literary Analysis & Criticism.

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In the CML Collection


Clark Memorial Library provides access to numerous e-books. As with our other databases, you have access to these collections off campus through single sign-on.

See the following collections in which you may find useful books.


Print Books

If you would like to browse our print collection, the following information will help you identify the locations.

The call numbers for books about literature and literary criticism begin with the letter "P."

See chart below for a further breakdown.

Most circulating books are located on the 3rd (top) floor. Reference books can be found on the 2nd (Main) floor. Children's Literature is located on the 1st floor and its location will be noted as "CMC" in the SSU Library Catalog.

You can search for print books, e-books and other resources in the SSU Library Catalog or the OhioLINK Catalog.

Call numbers for literature and literary analysis

P: Philology and Linguistics

PN 1010-1551: Poetry

PA: Classical Languages and Literature

PN 1600-3307: Drama

PC: Romance Languages

PN 2000-3307: Theater

PC 2001-3761: French

PN 2055-2081: Acting

PC 4001-4977: Spanish

PN 4699-5650: Journalism

PD: Germanic Languages

PN 6099-6110: Poetry Collections

PE: English

PN 6111-6120: Drama Collections

PG: Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures

PN 6141-6145: Essays

PJ: Oriental Languages and Literatures

PQ: Romance Literature

PK: Indo-Iranian Languages and Literatures

PQ 6001-8929: Spanish Literature

PK 6001-6996: Iranian Philology and Literature

PR: English Literature

PL: Languages & Literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, & Oceania

PS: American Literature

PN: Literary History and Collections

PZ: Juvenile Literature