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Fun Stuff at the Library: Fiction and Beyond

Tips, techniques & links to help you find answers for your research papers & projects

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 Discover@MU using author, title, or keyword to find it within MU Libraries.

Fiction at the Library

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.

If you want to browse...

In Ellis Library go to 2nd floor, East and browse the following call number areas:

  • 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

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

If you know what book you want...

Discover@MU 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, 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.