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English: Books

This guide recommends resources for research in English language studies, British and American literature, and other literatures written in English.

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E-Books: Contemporary

The library has access to many digitized books.  Sample collections are listed below, or search the UW Catalog for a specific title.

E-books: Historical

Finding Books in the Stacks

The UW Libraries uses the Library of Congress Classification system to organize items in the collection.  The following LC classification ranges are of interest to those studying English & American literature:

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