From novels to poetry, drama to short
stories, quotations to criticism, the Literature Centre at the Mitchell Library
has a wealth of literary resources.
Level 3, the Literature Centre houses Glasgow Libraries’ largest classic, cult
and contemporary literary fiction section, all of which is available to borrow. You can reserve items from this collection (and
collect from your local Glasgow Library) using our online catalogue
dedicated area is ideal for anyone studying literature and writing, whether at
school, college or for personal interest. You'll find literary criticism, biographies,
diaries, letters and primary texts by literary figures spanning six
centuries. The space is similarly suited
for anyone that just wants a quiet space to sit and enjoy some classic/contemporary
Literature is especially well-represented and the Literature Centre is home to
our Scottish Contemporary Literary Criticism collection. This excellent
resource contains cuttings of interviews, articles and reviews on contemporary
Scottish authors that you may find difficult to source elsewhere.
Centre is particularly useful for students taking Advanced Higher English and
we are happy to arrange group visits to show students how to make the most of
study carrels are available and the Literature Centre is located next to a
large group study area and the Baillie’s Reading Room, which allows for
silent, individual study.
information or to arrange a group visit, please contact us.
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