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English Education & English Writing: Books & eBooks

Search MICAL

In the search box below, you can browse through the library's catalog called MICAL. This allows you to search for books, some eBooks, CDs, and DVDs that are located in Speed Library:


Search the catalog by keyword, author, title, or subject. Learn more about how to use MICAL by watching the library's tutorial videos.

For specific subject headings and relevant books & eBooks, see the subject tabs above.

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Do you have an idea for a book that may be helpful to students, faculty, or specific classes? Can't find books on your subject? Ask us to buy it!

To suggest a book for consideration for purchase, please fill out the form

Find Books & Ebooks

The Leland Speed library collection uses the Dewey Decimal Classification System.  The general collection is located on the basement level floor. 

Below is a list of some Dewey Decimal class numbers related to English Education and English Writing.

Dewey Guide
 800    Literature & Rhetoric 
 810    American literature in English 
 373    Secondary Education 
 375    Curriculums
 410    Linguistics 
 417    Dialectology & historical linguistics 
 808   Rhetoric


For information about where in the library books, DVDs, etc., are located, see the Location Guide linked below.

In addition to the library's print collections, we have 3 extensive eBooks collections, including the:

  1. Academic eBook Collection, with over 174,000 eBooks,
  2. Cambridge Books Online, and
  3. Project Gutenberg.

 Learn more about how to download an EBSCO eBook to read on your computer or on your Apple, Android, and Kindle devices here.