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This guide is intended to help you find both print and online history resources.
This guide is intended to help you find both print and online history resources. This guide is only a starting point for your research, it is not meant to be a comprehensive list of resources. If you need further assistance, please visit the Service Desk in the library or contact your librarian, Robert Robinette, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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All books in the library are arranged by subject using the Library of Congress classification system for call numbers and subject headings. The main call numbers for history begin with “D, E, & F”. The basic breakdown is as follows:
CB3 – CB482
History of Civilization
CT21 – CT9999
D1 – DT2009
DA1 – DA995
DC1 – DC947
DD1 – DD905
DK1 – DK949.5
DS1 – DS937
DT1 – DT3415
E151 – E889
F406 – F420
F1001 – F1145.2
F1201 – F3799
The numbers that follow these beginning letters relate to the narrower scope of the item, for example: the call numbers F406-420 represent books about history in Arkansas, and the call numbers F856-870 are for books about history in California. An example of a specific call number for a book entitled From Slavery to Uncertain Freedom : the Freedmen’s Bureau in Arkansas, 1865-1869 is F411 .F445 1996.
Occasionally a totally different call number will appear. This means the item is about more than history and higher importance was given to the other subject when the call number was assigned.
You may request articles from sources we don't subscribe to through Interlibrary Loan for free. Articles requested through Interlibrary Loan can take 2-5 business days to come in, depending on the lending library.
Mostly full-text, broad subject database with strong coverage in many subject areas.
Peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.
Features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organizations bulletins, annual reports and other genres.
Academic Video Online is a comprehensive video subscription that delivers more than 62,000 titles spanning a range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.
Topically-focused digital collections of historical documents. Collections include City and Business Directories: Arkansas, 1871-1929; Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960s; and Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984.
Features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies. It is designed to complement the following indexes: ABM, Avery, BHA, BHI, DAAI, Index Islamicus, MLA, Philosopher's Index and RILM.
Newspaper collections including the New York Times 1851-2003, Wall Street Journal 1889-1989, Atlanta Constitution 1868-1929, Atlanta Daily World, Washington Post, Chicago Defender, NY Amsterdam News, St. Louis Post Dispatch 1924-2003, Communist Historical Newspaper Collection (1917 - 2013).
Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century: NAACP Papers, Slavery and the Law, and Southern Life, Slavery, and the Civil War, and Confederate Military Manuscripts; Struggle for Women's Rights, Organizational Records, 1880-1990; and, American Politics and Society from Kennedy to Watergate (1960-1975); Southern Life and African American History,