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Humanities Research Guide: Books & e-Books

Provides resources for those interested in Humanities.

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Tips for searching

Type keywords in the search field to find books that you are looking for.

If you get too many results, try using the Refine my Results bar on the left to receive more accurate results.

If you cannot find the book that you need from one of our libraries, try searching libraries statewide through UBorrow. Once you perform a search, there will be a link in the upper right hand corner.

E-books

E-books are books that have been downloaded into the library catalog for increased access.  They contain all of the content of a regular book.  E-books contain many useful features that make them easier to use than print books.  Such as:

  • You can access them whenever you want, whether or not the library is open.
  • While your session may expire with an e-book, you can always renew it.
  • Many e-books have a table of contents which allows you to jump to whatever chapter you are interested.
  • E-books have a search bar which allows you to search a word, phrase, or a few words. The search will give you every time the word has been used in the book and will take you directly to those pages.

To learn how to download ebooks onto your computer or tablet see our research guide on the topic here.

 

Finding Humanities Books at PHSC

 

The Library's Books are shelved according to the Library of Congress' classification system.  

Want to browse the shelves?

Humanities covers several areas including Art and Architecture, Dance, Music, Mythology,Phylosophy, Religion, and Theatre/Drama among others.

The Library of Congress classification for Humanites includes the following: 

AM   Museums

B       Philosophy

BL    Religion. Mythology

    BL300-325  The Myth. Comparative Mythology

GR    Folklore

GV 1580-1799.4 Dancing

M       Music

N       Fine Arts

NA     Architecture

PN 1601-3307 Drama. Theatre. Film

TR Photography

 

 

Reading Library of Congress Call Numbers

Reading LC Call Numbers

  • describes the subject arearead in alphabetical order
  • 66 -  describes the topic:read as a whole number
  • B634- describes the author's last name or title of work: read in alphabetical order, then the number as a decimal
  • 1999  - date of publication:read in chronological order