Find additional anthologies with the search term "literary collections." See the middle box for more information.
Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to request books and book chapters not held by our library. Chapters typically arrive within hours. Physical books take days.
WorldCat is a "union catalog" of millions of records for books held by thousands of libraries. Search WorldCat to find more books about your topic. Identify e-books available to read or borrow immediately by conducting an Advanced search. Look for the Library Code box toward the bottom of the page. Enter one of the following library codes:
Use the search box on the Gitenstein Library homepage to find books about canons and related literary concepts. Improve your results by taking just a few minutes to understand Library of Congress Subject Headings or LCSH for short.
Subject headings are tags assigned by cataloging librarians to the records (or descriptions) of library books and other resources. LCSH communicate both what a source is (e.g., an encyclopedia, periodical, or primary source), and what it is about (i.e., its subject). Conceptually, LCSH function similarly to Twitter and Instagram hashtags. But unlike those tags, LCSH are consistently applied and highly precise. The tags are pre-determined, that is cataloging librarians never make up a tag on the fly but rather draw from a list of terms already approved and in use by other librarians. Examples include: