New books in literature
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Books in the CSUMB Library
The CSUMB Library Catalog lists books and videos in the CSUMB Library's collection.
- Check here for a quick list of books on:
- American Literature
- English Literature
- Spanish Language Literature
- Literary Criticism and Interpretation
- Recent additions to the library collection
Reference Books in the CSUMB Library
Below is a list of selected Reference Books which provide introductory and background information on topics related to literature:
American Writers,. 4 vol. + suppl. REF PS129.A55
British Writers, 7 vol. + suppl. REF PR85.B688
Contemporary Literary Criticism, 98 vol. REF PN771.C59
Critical Survey of Long Fiction, 8 vol. REF PN3451.C75 2000
Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th Century, REF PN771.E5 1999
Latin American Writers, REF PQ7081.A1L37
Books at other libraries
Search the Catalog of the CSU Libraries to simultaneously search the libraries of all 23 CSU campuses. CSUMB students, faculty and staff may use ILLiad to borrow books directly from other CSU libraries.
MOBAC Monterey Bay Regional Library Catalogs - Searches the catalogs of the Monterey Bay Area Cooperative Library System
Melvyl Library System of the University of California
WorldCat over 1 billion books, videos, maps, etc.
CSUMB students, faculty and staff may use the Interlibrary Loan Request Form to borrow books found using the catalogs above.