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Tutt Library Research Guides


HY105 Civilization in the West : Books, Beasts, and Being Human: Find Books

This two-block course fulfills the Critical Perspectives: The West in Time requirement. This course also serves as a gateway to the History major.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg provides access to electronic texts of many works related to Art, History, Literature, and Music. Check out their catalogue for some examples.  See also, their various Bookshelves.  For Example: Early English Text Society (Bookshelf)

For anothr example, see the book The Book of Quinte Essence, ab. 1460-70, ed. F. J. Furnivall. 1866 stock_book_yellow-16.png

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 in WorldCat and request them through Interlibrary Loan.

  • WorldCat lists library holdings throughout the nation
  • Items usually arrive in 5-10 business days

      Google for Keywords

      Search Google to find keywords related to your topic.

      Browse the Shelves

      Books on the same topic often have similar call numbers. History books start with the letter D and end at F3799.

      CB245 Western Civilization
      D World History
      E11 - 975 United States
      F1001 - 1148
      F1201 - 3799
      Latin America

        For a complete list of call numbers by subject area, check out the Library of Congress Classification Outline

        Griffin from De animalium proprietate

        Manuel Philes, 1524

        Image from ARTstor

        Books on Books

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