English & Philosophy: English

This guide provides resources for cadets studying English and Philosophy.

What You Will Find Here

This page presents general resources for research on English topics. Use the information on this page to get started with your research, or follow the links below to more specific resources for your English courses.

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Welcome to the general English page! To the right, there's a list of (and links to) standard English reference books available through the USMA Library. Below you'll find links to English databases where you can find journal articles on English topics and a brief guide to browsing books on various English topics on our shelves. You are also able to search Scout or the Library Catalog; all our books, ebooks, and journals can be found that way.

English Databases at the USMA Library

Looking for journal articles on English topics? The USMA Library offers a variety of English databases that provide access to journal articles to help with your research. Find them here!

English Books in the USMA Library

Are you curious about the English and Literature books we have here in the USMA Library? You can always use Scout or the Library Catalog to search for a book on a specific topic, but if you enjoy browsing the shelves, go up to the southeast side of the 4th floor and find the call numbers that start with "PE" or "PN".  Here's a general listing of subject areas:

  • PE1-3729                                English
  • PE101-(458)                                 Anglo-Saxon.  Old English
  • PE501-(693)                                 Middle English
  • PE(814)-896                                 Early Modern English
  • PE1001-1693                                Modern English
  • PE1700-3602                                Dialects.  Provincialisms, etc.
  • PE3701-3729                                Slang.  Argot, etc.
  • PN1-6790                               Literature (General)

English Reference Books