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Finding Fiction in Ablah Library

Ablah Library's collections are developed to support the teaching and research interests of the University.  To support the University's literature studies programs, we have developed a significant fiction collection that all are welcome to use for study or recreational reading.

To find fiction in Ablah Library, search the Online Catalog by title, author, or subject.  If you are looking for a particular genre, search by keyword.  For example, if you would like a mystery,  limit to keyword and enter the keywords mystery AND fiction or if you would like a mystery in Spanish, limit to keyword and enter the terms spanish AND fiction AND mystery.*


Selected Popular Authors Available in Ablah Library:
African American Authors
Classic Fiction
Literary Fiction
Science Fiction/Fantasy

Genre Subject Headings Available in Ablah Library:
Detective and Mystery Stories
Historical Fiction
Horror Tales, American
Science fiction
Science fiction, American
Western Stories


*In addition to fiction found in the main collection, the Ablah Library has developed a small leisure reading collection housed in the Reserve Area on the first floor. *  

Other Reader's Advisory Sites Offered On The Web

The following Internet sites are listed to assist you in finding other authors that might be of interest. You will need to search the Online Catalog to see if authors/titles are available in Ablah Library.

Book Reviews and Literary Awards

RR Bowker's BookWire provides articles on the latest industry news, access to literary journals and reviews, and an expansive directory of book sites around the world.  You can also search updated bestseller lists, find listings of literary events, and read author interviews.

New York Times Book Section
Includes current book reviews and The New York Times Best-seller Lists.

Publishers Weekly
This is the official online site for Publisher's Weekly.  The site contains industry news, book releases, authors profiles, and feature articles.

Readers Advisory Sources
Created by the American Library Association, Readers Advisory Sources offers links to Outstanding Reference Sources and  Notable Books: The year's best fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The site also includes ALA's Guide to Best Reading Compiled by librarians and book reviewers.

Genre Fiction Sites on the Internet

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Updated 5/29/02

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