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Browse for Books in the Library

Walker Library is moving from the Dewey Decimal System of classification to the Library of Congress (LC) system. During this process, we are using both systems, with LC books and Dewey books on different floors. You can find a specific book's location and call number in the Library Catalog.

LC Call Numbers (2nd floor)

DT: African history and general cultures

E 184 - E 185: African American history

HT 601 - HT 1595: Class, race, slavery (general)

PL 8000 - 9000: African literature written or translated from an African language

PR 9205 - 9339: Caribbean and Diaspora literature, not the United States

PR 9340 - 9410: Literature by authors of African heritage written in English

PS: American literature, including African American authors


Dewey Call Numbers (3rd and 4th floors)

305.8   Racial, ethnic and national groups

306     Culture and institutions

323     Civil and political rights

326     Slavery and emancipation

973.04   African American history and biography

How to Borrow

To check out books and other items from the Walker Library, bring the items and your MTSU ID to the Circulation Desk on the 1st floor. See Borrowing Policies for limits and loan periods by item type and user type.