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Literature: Books

We study literature to understand and appreciate literary works and to understand culture, society and the era in which literary works were written.

Finding Books

Remember, you can ask a librarian for help at any point in your search.


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Finding Books in our Online Catalog

Books and electronic books can be located by keyword, author, title or subject in the library’s online catalog. Refine your search by using the choices on the left side of the screen. Limit your search to books in the college library. Suggested subjects;

English Literature
American Literature
Literature - History and criticism
Mystery fiction
Short stories
Science Fiction

You can also search  for works by an author or for literary criticism on a particular author or work.


Search E-Book (Ebook Central) or EBSCO books from our webpage to find e-books. As an MCCC student or employee, you can access e-books from off campus wherever you have Internet access.Click 'Databases' on our webpage for directions.

Not Finding What you Need?

Having trouble finding books? Don't give up. We can borrow books from other libraries. Select 'Interlibrary Loans' from the library webpage to learn how to request books

A Quick Way to Start

For a quick search and access to all kinds of information, try MerSearch.

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