Use discoverE to find books, journals, videos, government documents, microfilm collections and other materials at the Emory libraries, which include Woodruff, Pitts Theology, Health Sciences Center, McMillan Law, Guy Chemistry, Math & Science Center and, Oxford libraries.
You can use subject headings to help you find the materials you need. These terms, defined by the Library of Congress, tell you what a book or other material is about. While you can search subject headings generally, you can also find them linked in the catalog record. Just click on the blue link in a record to find more books on the subject.
A sample list of LC subject headings for English and North American literature that link to Emory’s holdings:
African American Authors
American Drama—19th Century--History and Criticism
American Fiction—Film and Video Adaptations
American Literature—20th Century—Bio-bibliography
American Literature—Southern States
American Poetry—20th Century—History and Criticism, Theory, Etc.
English Literature—18th Century—Bibliography
Indians in Literature
Irish Poetry—20th Century
Modernism Literature England
Mythology, Celtic, in Literature
Women Authors, English—19th Century—Biography
Using Interlibrary Loan (ILL), you can:
You will be notified when your materials arrive (most materials are obtained within 2 weeks).
If a book you're looking for is at Oxford College or the Library Service Center, or checked out, don't fear!
Books that are at the Library Service Center or at Oxford can be requested, and checked out books can be recalled.
You'll be notified by email when the item is available. NOTE: if the item is checked out, the borrower has two weeks to return it.