Our books are organized on the shelf using Library of Congress Classification.
The following sections for books are related to British literature in English:
PR 1-78; PR 161-488: Literary History and Criticism
PR 1490-2165: Early and Middle English (pre-1500)
PR 2199-3195: Renaissance (1500-1640)
PR 3291-3785: 17th and 18th Centuries (1640-1770)
PR 3991-5990: 19th Century (1770-1900)
PR 6000-6076: 20th Century
PR 6100-6129: 21st Century
The following sections for books are related to American literature in English:
PS 185-195; PS 700-893: 17th and 18th Centuries
PS 201-217; PS 991-3990: 19th Century
PS 221-228; PS 3500-3576: 20th Century
PS 229-231; PS 3600-3626: 21st Century
PS 261-267: PS 551-559: Southern Literature
Access the full range of P class call numbers.
This video shows you how to search for print books using the library's search system.
This video shows you how to request print books and other materials owned by the library through the library's search system.
Need a book or article that we don't own? Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service that lets students, faculty, and staff of UNC Charlotte borrow materials that are owned by libraries at other institutions.
This video shows you how to request books and articles from other libraries using Atkins Library's Interlibrary Loan service.