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UMass Amherst Libraries

Folklore

Folklore

eBooks & Audio Books

eBook resources at UMass Amherst

  • Using advanced search on the Five College Catalog (see below) - enter for subject search (folklore) + format ebook

OR

Click for record of some of the ebooks:

Audio Books and Music

Searching the Library - Call Number Directory

 Books and Periodicals (UM W.E.B. Du Bois)

 

Folklore books can be found on floor 18.  Here is a breakdown of the Library of Congress classification for this genre.

Example:

The book Moroccan Folktsales call number is GR353.3 .E4 2003 

GR                           

1-950..........Folklore

      72-79..........Folk literature (General) Including folktales, legends

      81..........Folk beliefs, superstitions, etc. (General)

      99.6-390..........By region or country

            420-950..........By subject

            420-426..........Costume, jewelry 

            430-488..........Folklore relating to private life (Including dreams, love, children, nursery rhymes, etc.)     

             500-615..........Supernatural beings, demonology, fairies, ghosts, charms, etc.

             620-640..........Cosmic phenomena, weather lore

             650-690..........Geographical topics

             700-860..........Animals, plants, and minerals

             865-874..........Transportation, travel, commerce, etc.

             880..................Medicine. Folk medicine

             890-915..........Occupations

             931-935..........Signs and symbols

             940-941..........Mythical places

Note:

Oversize books are located on Ranges 1 or 2 of the floor.