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Library materials regarding language and literature can be found in the "P" section of the Library*. To learn more about the different call numbers (i.e. alpha numeric system to locate materials) and what these call numbers might represent with the "language and literature" section, explore the Library of Congress Classification Outline for Class P - Language and Literature.
*Please note that the LC classification system, like any classification system, and search engines or databases, are embedded with inherent bias (Read Safiya Umoja Noble's Algorithms of Oppression). In library and information systems, this is particular evident in the use of language in naming subject headings; in the invisible/visible hierarchies created within the disciplines and fields described; in the othering, omitting, and/or exclusion of people, languages, and cultures outside the white, western, and english-speaking...
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