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Horror: In the Library

This is a guide to the Library's collection in Horror. It is not comprehensive, but rather provides a good starting point for research

Hours and Information


     Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a librarian for assistance:

Call Numbers

If you want to browse the collection, these are some call numbers where you can find books about Horror

  • BF 1241--Spiritualism
  • BF 1472-1483--Ghosts, Apparitions, Hauntings
  • GR 530--Supernatural beings; demonology;  fairies; ghosts
  • PN--Plays
  • PS--Prose 

Subject Headings

This is a list of suggested terms to use in a search for Horror resources in the Library Catalog:

  • Ghosts
  • Hauntings
  • Horror
  • Monsters
  • Vampires
  • Witches
  • Zombies

Catalog Search

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Selected Books

These books are in the circulating collection.  You may check them out for three weeks at a time.  When you click on the book, it will take you to the catalog, where you can check whether the book is currently available, or when it is due back, as well as where it is located.

These are available on the third floor in the Reference Room.  They are for in-library use only, but you can make copies of pages as needed.


The following titles are available on the main (2nd) floor in the Audio/Visual Room: