This guide covers basic sources used in the Department of English and Modern Languages.
Subjects: English, Modern Languages

Library of Congress Call Numbers

P- Language and Literature

  • P- Philology. Linguistics
  • PA- Greek language and literature. Latin language and literature.
  • PB- Modern languages. Celtic language
  • PC- Romanic languages
  • PD- Germanic languages. Scandinavian languages
  • PE- English language
  • PF-West Germanic languages
  • PG- Slavic languages. Baltic languages. Albanian language
  • PH- Uralic languages. Basque language
  • PJ- Oriental languages and literature
  • PK- Indo-Iranian languages and literatures
  • PL- Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
  • PM- Hyperborean, Indian, and artificial languages
  • PN- Literature (General)
  • PQ- French literature-Italian literature, Spanish literature- Portuguese literature
  • PR- English literature
  • PS- American literature
  • PT- German literature-Dutch literature-Flemish literature since 1830-Afrikaans literature-Scandinavian literature-Old Norse literature: Old Icelandic and Old Norwegian-Modern Icelandic literature- Faroese literature- Danish literature-Norwegian literature- Swedish literature
  • PZ- Fiction

Find Books

Use the links below to search for books. If you need books not held at Scarborough Library, you may request Interlibrary loans. ILL forms are located at

  1. Online Catalog - books at Scarborough Library
  2. WorldCAT database for books held in libraries worldwide. Interlibrary loan feature is built-in
  3. Google Books - newer books not always available in full-text, but still a good discovery tool


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