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HY120 American Past/The West in Time: Find Books

Find These Books in Tutt Library

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg provides access to electronic texts of many works related to World History. Check out the World War I Bookshelf for some examples! 

For another example, see With The Doughboy in France; A Few Chapters of an American Effort stock_book_yellow-16.png Hungerford, Edward

Use Tiger to find books & more at Colorado College

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Tiger, the CC library catalog, will tell you what we own (books, DVDs, CDs, etc.) or subscribe to (journals, databases, etc.) at Colorado College. It will not help you find articles in journals.

At the beginning of Block One 2017, books will not yet be available for you to browse and check out yourself. You can continue to use the red "REQUEST ITEM" button in Tiger, and you will be able to pick the book up at the Tutt Library circulation desk ion the first floor later that day, or the next day. The library website has more information about requesting books, including the schedule

Use Prospector to request books & more from across Colorado

If you can't find a book, DVD, CD, or other item you need in Tiger, you can use Prospector to search libraries across Colorado and then request that they be sent to the Tutt Library circulation desk for you to check out here.

Use WorldCat to request books from throughout the U.S.

When the materials you want are not available in TIGER or Prospector, you can search libraries nationwide using WorldCat and request items through Interlibrary Loan.

  • Items arrive in about 5-10 business days

      Catalog Search Tips

      - Use broad keywords from your class reading to begin your search.
      - Refine your searches by adding keywords.
      - Click on the subject headings of interesting books to find similar materials.
      - Try the Library of Congress Authorities and Vocabularies thesaurus to find variations of keywords and subject headings.

        Call Numbers for History

        Books on the same topic often have similar call numbers.

        General History
        DA-DR Europe
        DS Asia
        DT Africa
        DU Oceania
        E11-975 United States
        Latin America

          For a complete list of call numbers for history, check out the Library of Congress Classification Outline

          Find These Books on the Role of Women in WWI

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