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Welcome to RSU Libraries' Research Guide on Frankenstein, for ENGL 1213, Composition II courses

Find Books in the RSU Library

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Remember: when looking for physical books, many topics will be grouped together.  If you find one or two books on immigration, for example, often several other books on the topic of immigration will be in the same general area.

Literary Synopses and Critical Overviews in the Library

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Browse the Shelves

If you can visit the library in person, shelf-browsing is an excellent way to find books on your topic.  Call number ranges PR5397 and PR5398 will direct you to the majority of works on Frankenstein or on Mary Shelley as an author.