Skip to Main Content
College of the Atlantic - Thorndike Library

Ask a Librarian

Off-campus Access

Like us on Facebook


Finding Books

In Thorndike Library

   Search Thorncat to find books in Thorndike Library.

           Thorncat Help               Advanced Search.

Search Tips: Remember to use quotes when searching words as a phrase.  Use the truncation symbol * to broaden your results (ex:  a search on trag* yields results that include the words tragic, tragedy, tragedies, and tragicomedies).

Beyond Thorndike . . .

Search these catalogs to find books in libraries beyond Thorndike.  We can get most books for you via interlibrary loan, often within just a few days.  Email us the book(s) you need at:

Browse Our Library Shelves

Each library book is shelved according to its call number, based on the  Library of Congress classification system. The call number is located on the spine of the book. Browse our library shelves for these call numbers to find books related to literature.

PA  Greek, Latin Language & Literature

PC French, Spanish, Italian Literature

PD  German, Scandinavian Literature

PG Russian Libterature

PJ  Oriental Languages & Literature

PK  Indo-Iranian Languages & Literature

PL  Eastern Asia, African & Oceania Languages & Literature

PN Literature (General)

PQ  French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese Literature

PR  English Literature

PS  American Literature

PT  German, Dutch, Scandinavian Literature

PZ  Fiction & Juvenile Belles Lettres