Books are labeled with Library of Congress call numbers, which group them by subject. The libray catalog provides unique call numbers for locating each book.
To search the catalog enter a word or short phrase below:
Most German language books are found in the PT1-PT4897 call numbers on the 4th floor of The Mary & John Gray Library.
Use a subject keyword search to find books about the literature of a German Speaking country. These are normally listed under the name of the country (written as an adjective), then specified by era.
Example: German Poetry 18th Century
Often the subheading "History and Criticism" is added for books that are primarily literary criticism.
Example: Austrian Literature History And Criticism
Literary criticism of a specific author is usually listed under the author's name as a subject, followed by the subheading "Criticism and interpretation"
Example: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 Criticism And Interpretation
Books are organized in Library of Congress (LC) number order.
DD 1-905: History of Germany (3rd Floor)
DD 21.5-43 Description and Travel (3rd Floor)
DD 201-257.4 19th and 20th Century German History (3rd Floor)
PD 1-7159 German Language (4th Floor)
PT 1-4897 German Literature (4th Floor)
PT 1-80 German Literary History and Criticism (4th Floor)
PT 1100-1479 German Literature Collections (4th Floor)
PT 1501-2688 Individual German Authors or Works (4th Floor)