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HIST 6110: Introduction to Historical Methods and Research: Library Catalog Tips

Tips for Searching The Library Catalog

Library Catalog Search Tips:

  • Use AND to combine terms & narrow your search
    • example: Vietnam war AND personal narratives

  • Use OR to search for related terms & expand your search
    • example; McCarthy OR McCarthyism
  • Use * to truncate a word & return all possible endings
    • example: historic* (will return historic, historical, historicism)

  • Use ? for internal truncation of a word
    • example: wom?n (will return woman, women)

     

Browsing for Books

Select History subject Call Numbers

LC Class

Description

D 13-16.9

Historiography

D 204-847

Modern Europe, 1453-

DA 10-690

Great Britain

DA 566-592

20th century

DC 1-989

France

DD 1-901

Germany

DK 1-276

Russia & the Soviet Union

DP 1-402

Spain

DP 501-776

Portugal

DS 41-329

Middle East

DS 401-486

India

DS 701-796

China

DS 801-897

Japan

DT

Africa

E 51-99

Indians of North America

E 151-F970

United States

E 171-856

Historiography

E 183.7-183.8

Diplomatic History

E 184-185

African Americans

E 186-298

Colonial & Revolutionary Periods

F 206-475

Southern U.S.