Answered By: Reference Staff
Last Updated: Nov 20, 2018     Views: 25

The easiest way to locate a source for quotations is to use the Reference Sources Research Guide.  It contains a list of quotation books available in the Library or online.  

Many are ebooks, but Barlett's Familar Quotations is available in Reference on the 1st floor.  The call number is 808.8 B28r.

If you prefer to use a print book in the Library, you can search the Library Catalog, found on the Library Homepage.

1.  Type "quotations" in the search box.
2.  In the All Fields box, pull down Subject.
Press Search


To limit the results to print books, Use the Narrow Your Search column and choose At the Libraries.


There are also sources on the Internet that can be helpful. Wikiquote is a free online compendium of sourced quotations from notable people and creative works in every language. Also contains links to Wikipedia for further information.

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