- MCNAUGHTON PLAN books include recent bestsellers, both fiction and non-fiction.
- On M-level, under the stairs.
- Books are available for a 2-week checkout, with one renewal.
- Some of these books will be added to our permanent collection eventually, but most will not.
- Some of the books we have recently received are shelved in the NEW BOOKS area, near the stairs on M-level of Eisenhower Library.
- New acquisitions are organized by call number.
- Suggestions for purchases are always welcome!
Journals that publish contemporary fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction are commingled in the stacks with journals that publish scholarly literary criticism.
- The current issues of many literary journals are in the CURRENT PERIODICALS area on M-level of Eisenhower Library, shelved by call number.
- Some current issues are shelved in the stacks, as are back issues.
- Find the call numbers you need by searching Catalyst by journal title and limiting "Format" to "journal/newspaper."
- Contemporary literary journals often maintain websites with some current content and information about submissions. Search for them in Google by title, using quotation marks to designate an exact phrase. Eg, "paris review."
Browsing Books on D-level
Books of fiction, poetry, and literary essays can be found in the stacks of the Eisenhower Library in the call number ranges below.
The BLUE LABEL SECTION of D-level includes books added to the library since July 1996, organized by Library of Congress call numbers.
- American literature: PS 3550-3626
- British literature: PR 6050-6126
- French literature: PQ 2660-2686
- German literature: PT 2600-2688
- Italian literature: PQ 4860-4926
- Russian literature: PG 3475-3490
- Latin American literature: PQ 7000-8560
- Spanish literature: PQ 6651-6726
- Caribbean, African, Indian literature: PR 9205-9570
- Arabic literature: PJ 7577-8417
- Chinese literature: PL 2261-2979
- Japanese literature: PL 782-866
- Canadian literature: PR 9199.2-9199.3
The WHITE LABEL SECTION of D-level covers books received before July 1996. Note the slightly different call numbers!
- American literature: PQ 3550-3626
- British literature: PO 6050-6126
- French literature: PH 2660-2686
- German literature: PM 2600-2688
- Italian literature: PG 4860-4926
- Russian literature: PR 3475-3490
- Latin American literature: PJ 7000-8560
- Spanish literature: PJ 6651-6726
- Caribbean, African, Indian literature: PO 9205-9570
- Arabic literature: PT 7577-8417
- Chinese literature: PX 2261-2979
- Japanese literature: PX 782-866
- Canadian literature PO 9199.2-9199.3