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Books at Goldsmiths Library

The library has a well stocked collection of print and electronic titles on English language, academic writing and other related subjects. Use Library Search  to search for books by title, author, keywords and more. Books are assigned a shelf number to help you find them in the Library

For example: 

 Academic writing: a handbook for international students by Stephen Bailey is available at 808.02 BAI.

See below for a list of the main shelf numbers for English language and academic writing:

First Floor 428 English language studies
371.302 Study skills 428.007 English as a second language; English language teaching
420 Linguistics and language 428.1 Vocabulary and spelling
421.5 Pronunciation 428.24 English as academic study; includes reading, writing and speaking
423 English dictionaries (some are kept in the first floor reference collection) 428.3 Speaking
424 English thesauruses (some are kept in the first floor reference collection) Second Floor
425 English grammar 808.02 Academic writing

Electronic books are also available via Library Search. For a detailed overview of e-books see the e-books guide. 



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