Von Canon Library Von Canon Library

Resource Guide:
Harry Potter

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
Occult sciencesBF 1404-2055
Ghosts. Apparitions. HauntingsBF 1444-1486
WitchcraftBF 1562.5-1584
Magic. HermeticsBF 1585-1623
Juvenile LiteraturePN 1008.2-1009.5
Prose. Prose fiction.PN 3311-3503

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.

  • Harry Potter Films - Juvenile Literature
  • Potter, Harry (Fictitious character)
  • Wizards - Juvenile Fiction
  • Rowling, J.K. - Characters - Harry Potter
  • Fantasy fiction, English
  • Magic in Literature
  • Witchcraft in Literature
  • Witchcraft Fiction
  • Paranormal Fiction

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
God and Harry Potter at Yale : teaching faith and fantasy fiction in an Ivy League classroomPR 6068 .O93 Z8888 2010
Harry Potter & imagination : the way between two worldsPR 6068 .O93 Z833 2009
Repotting Harry Potter : a professor's book-by-book guide for the serious re-readerPR 6068 .O93
Children's literature : a reader's history, from Aesop to Harry PotterPN 1009 .A1 L44 2008
The Deathly Hallows lectures : the Hogwarts professor explains the final Harry Potter adventurePR 6068 .O93 Z6758 2008
The ivory tower and Harry Potter perspectives on a literary phenomenone-Book
Harry Potter complete 8-film collectionDVD PR 6068
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone / : Year 1POP-FIC Rowling
Faery magick spells, potions, and lore from the earth spiritse-Book
Grimoire for the apprentice wizarde-Book

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.

  • Literature and Theology
  • Magic, Ritual and Witchcraft
  • Book Links
  • The ALAN Review
  • The Lion and the Unicorn
  • The Looking Glass
  • The Journal of Children's Literature Studies
  • Mythlore

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.