Von Canon Library Von Canon Library

Resource Guide:
English Language

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Language. Linguistic theory. Comaprative grammarP 101-410
English LanguagePE
Modern EnglishPE 1001-1693

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • English language
  • English language, usage
  • English language, grammar
  • English language, grammar, historical
  • Grammar, comparative and general
  • Linguistic analysis

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
500 years of new wordse-Book
Speaking freely : a guided tour of American English...PE 2846 .S59
The stories of EnglishPE 1074.7 .C79
A cultural history of the English languagee-Book
The mother tongue : English & how it got that wayPE 1072 .B76
English grammar for the utterly confusede-Book
Linguistic variation and changePE 1101 .M55

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • English Language Notes
  • English: Journal of the English Association
  • English Studies
  • English Text Construction
  • English World-Wide

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.