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Humanities Department Collection and State Library Resources
Notice: In preparation of the Central Library renovation, the Humanities Department will be moving to the Main Floor on the mezzanine level above Periodicals.

Brand New to the Humanities Department!

Pamphlet play databaseCheck out Pratt Library's new Pamphlet Play database. These acting editions can be searched by the number of characters in a play, the type of play (comedy, melodrama), or the subject.

 

What's In Humanities


open bookWhether you're looking for a poem or play, seeking Bible commentary or literary criticism, or just want to read about your favorite movie star, the Humanities Department has what you need. Find out more about the collection.  

Special Resources

Subject Guides & Databases


Looking for good, reliable information on the Internet? Visit our Subject Guides & Databases page.

Or
, check out our  Delicious links to discover more Web sites about religion, movies, mythology, literature, and other subjects in the Humanities. Find out more about Delicious here

Research Guides

Write Right!


Write Right iconThe Humanities Department has a new online grammar service!

E-mail your questions to Write Right! at grammar@prattlibrary.org, and we will help you be sure your English is correct. Please include a specific question about grammar or spelling and, if possible, an example.

 

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Film Talk


The Film Talk viewing and discussion group meets monthly. Old favorites and lost classics, silents, documentaries, and foreign films are all subject to screening--see the Pratt Library's Calendar for the latest film date and time. Light refreshments will be served!

A Poem a Day from the Poetry Foundation

 

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