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World Languages & Literatures: Locating Resources

Finding Books in the Library

All language and literature books are located on the 5th floor of the Knowledge Center. They are grouped together by language using the Library of Congress Classification System in which the first few letters of the call number indicate the section of the library where the book is located. Visit these sections if you would like to browse for these materials about languages or literature:

  • P Philology & Linguistics
  • PA Greek & Latin Language & Literature
  • PB Modern & Celtic Languages
  • PC Romance Languages
  • PD Germanic & Scandinavian Languages
  • PF West Germanic Languages
  • PG Slavic, Baltic, & Albanian Languages
  • PH Uralic & Basque Languages
  • PJ Oriental Languages & Literatures
  • PK Indo-Iranian Languages & Literatures
  • PL Languages & Literatures of East Asia, Africa, & Oceania
  • PM Hyperborean, Indian, & AI
  • PQ French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese Literature
  • PT German, Dutch, Flemish, Afrikaans, Scandinavian Literature
  • PZ Fiction & juvenile belles lettres

Interlibrary Loan

Need a book we don't have in the University of Nevada, Reno Libraries? Request a book through interlibrary loan. Interlibrary loan can get items from a wide network of libraries, including books, articles, and other formats.

Browsing World Language Resources

Browse world language materials in Library Search using the phrase "language materials" with the language you are searching (e.g., "Spanish language materials"). Use filters to further limit your search.