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History Resources: General Reference & US History

A guide to resources for research and study of history.

Location - library resources


Reference collection, 2nd floor north


Circulating stacks, 2nd - 3rd floor:
A-B  2nd floor
C-Z  3rd floor


Current issues, 2nd floor north
Bound/Back issues, 2nd floor south

Browse the shelves

Browse these call number ranges in the library stacks:

C     Civilization/Science of History

D     World History

E     American History - General

F     American History - Regional

G     Geography - Atlases, Maps

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General Reference

Dictionary of Ancient History

REF DE5 .D42

Dictionary of the Middle Ages

REF D114 .D42

Hutchinson Dictionary of World History

eBook, available via library catalog

International Historical Statistics

REF HA19 .M4A4

Library of Congress Country Studies

Online access to data compiled by the Federeal Research Division of the Library of Congress.  Country Studies provide up to date information on the political, cultural and economic status of countries worldwide.

Oxford Classical Dictionary

REF DE5 .O85

General Reference - U.S. History

1,001 Things Everyone Should Know About American History

REF E178.6 .G27

Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers

REF HA202 .K87

Dictionary of American History

REF E174 .D43

Encyclopedia of American Political History

E183 .E63

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness: Documents in American History

REF E173 .L45

Atlas, Maps, Chronologies

Cassell's Chronology of World History: Dates, Events and Ideas that Made History

REF D11 .W45

Map Library

Printable outline maps of states, regions, continents.

National Geographic MapMachine

Online access to road, satelite and physical maps of the world.

Times Concise Atlas of World History

REF G1030 .T47