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Finding books in the Brynmor Jones Library

Most of your material will either be in the High Demand Collection in the Reading Room or on the 6th floor of the tower block..  

The library catalogue displays the location, shelfmark, loan period and availability of each item.

English Language PE
English Literature PR
English Literature (general) PR 1 - PR 1369
Early and Middle English PR 1490 - PR 2165
English Renaissance (1500-1640) PR 2199 - PR 3195
17th & 18th Centuries PR 3291 - PR 3785
19th Century PR 3991 - PR 5990
20th & 21st Centuries PR 6000 - PR 6126

Books on the mezzanine

You will also find a range of useful education and childhood studies books on the mezzanine in the Reading Room. These were at the Scarborough campus, where different classmarks were used. Key classmarks in this section are:

Literature and rhetoric 800
American literature in English 810 - 819
English and Old English literature 829 - 829
   English poetry 821
   English drama 822
   English fiction 823
   Old English 829

eBook search

The library has an ever increasing collection of electronic books which provide 24/7 access.

Quick search the library catalogue for ebooks by entering keyword(s) below and clicking the search button.


Video guide: How to search for eBooks using the library catalogue

eBooks (Historical Collections)

The resources below provide access to digital copies of books and manuscripts published before the 20th Century.

eBook Collections - Literature and Drama

The eBook collections below all provide access to a range of books covering English Literature, Creative Writing and Drama.