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English: Books

Resources for English

Key Locations

The Hartley Library uses the Library of Congress classification scheme for subjects other than Education which uses Dewey Decimal Classification. Key locations for titles of interest to English students are listed here.

Call Number     Subject     
PN Comparative Literature & Literary Theory
PR English Literature
PS American Literature

Floor Plans

All of the books on English which are held at Hartley Library can be found on Level 5, the key locations are described in the box above.  The floor plan below will show you where you need to go. 

New Books for English

Cannot Find What You Are Looking For?

  • Is the book out on loan? - Place a hold
  • Is the book at another library site? - Place a hold
  • Is the book not held by the library at all? - Use the Inter library loan service to borrow it from another library
  • Recommend a book? - Contact your Academic Engagement Librarian if you would like to recommend a book we should buy for the library.

Theses and Dissertations

PhD/ MPhil theses

  • the library holds print copies of all University of Southampton doctoral level theses; these are listed on WebCat
  • many of these are now also available online from ePrints Soton

Undergraduate/ taught masters dissertations

  • a limited number of these are held in the library
  • for most subject areas students should ask at their Faculty Office for access
  • there are more details about finding theses available


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