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Fun Stuff at the Library: Fiction and Beyond: Fiction

If you need some suggestions...

If you just want to pick up a classic novel, try looking at these lists for some ideas.

Then, search MERLIN using author, title, or keyword to find it within MU Libraries.

If you want to browse...

To browse fiction in MERLIN,

      -select the "Subjects" tab  

      -search by Genre/Form Term: "Fiction"

     -sort the search using the "Limit/Sort Search" at the top of the page

  

     -At the very bottom, you can change "Words in the AUTHOR" to match your searching needs

To browse within Ellis:

You can go up and browse the 2 East stacks to find fiction books too.

-American authors from 19th century to present: PS991-3626

-English authors from 19th century to present: PR3991-6126

-American fiction: PS370-380

-English fiction: PR821-890

-American women authors: PS147-152

-English women authors: PR111-116

*These ranges only contain some of the fiction works the library holds, but provide a good starting point.

 

You can also browse electronic books. More information can be found on the e-books page.

MERLIN Catalog Search

If you know what book you want...

MERLIN will give you information about books within the University of Missouri system.

MOBIUS searches libraries in Missouri.

WorldCat searches libraries all over the world.

To use any of these resources, search by author, title, genre, or keyword. If you find something you'd like, you can request the book using the buttons on the page.

For more information on electronic copies of books, visit the Audio and Electronic Book tab.

 

To find fiction in Ellis Library...

Most fiction books are found in 2 EAST.

Use this guide to determine the location of your call number.