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ELT: English language teaching: Books

A guide to ELT library resources


Use SUPrimo to search the Library's collection of books and ebooks.
You can search by author, by title and by subject. If a book is on loan then you can place a request for the book to be held for you on its return.

For  quick search use the search box at the top right of this page.


You can find ebooks from searching SUPrimo or by browsing our complete  ebook list .

There is also information on access and passwords.


Reference books (print)

Dictionaries can be found in the Reference section of the Library on level 4.

Useful books

ELT shelf numbers

Library books are arranged by the Dewey Decimal classification scheme whereby each subject is represented by a number.

You wil find books on the same subject will have the same number. The shelfmark is preceded by the letter  D  and will be followed by 3 letters, which are usually the first 3 letters of the author's name.

Note: some dictionaries will be shelved in the reference collection and can only be used in the Library.

Here are some useful English language shelfmarks.

D 420 Linguistics

D 421.52 Pronunciation

D 423 Dictionaries (lending and reference)

D 425 Grammar

D 428 English language

D 428.0071 Studying and teaching

D 428.107 Spelling

D 428.2407 Teaching ESL

D 820-4(09)  Writing skills

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