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Martha S. Grafton Library

General Resources: Books

A guide to general, interdisciplinary resources, including reference works, books and articles.

Using books

You have many options when it comes to finding and using books.

Search the Grafton Library Catalog for books we own. 

Search Worldcat for books at any library and request them to be sent to you through interlibrary loan (click on the ILL button).

Search Dissertations & Theses Full Text for Master's and Doctoral theses on your subject.

On the Internet

Find Books

Finding library books

The library is organized by the Library of Congress Classification system (outlined below).

Books from A-HD are on the main floor, HE-Z are upstairs on the mezzanine level.

The Reference and Ready Reference sections are on the main floor. Periodicals are on the lower (1st) floor.

 A -- GENERAL WORKS
 B -- PHILOSOPHY. PSYCHOLOGY. RELIGION
 C -- AUXILIARY SCIENCES OF HISTORY
 D -- WORLD HISTORY AND HISTORY OF EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, ETC.
 E -- HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS
 F -- HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS
 G -- GEOGRAPHY. ANTHROPOLOGY. RECREATION
 H -- SOCIAL SCIENCES
 J -- POLITICAL SCIENCE
 K -- LAW
 L -- EDUCATION
 M -- MUSIC AND BOOKS ON MUSIC
 N -- FINE ARTS
 P -- LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
 Q -- SCIENCE
 R -- MEDICINE
 S -- AGRICULTURE
 T -- TECHNOLOGY
 U -- MILITARY SCIENCE
 V -- NAVAL SCIENCE
 Z -- BIBLIOGRAPHY. LIBRARY SCIENCE. INFORMATION RESOURCES (GENERAL) 

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