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Resources and tips for history and historic preservation students

Find History Books on the Shelves

Interested in browsing the collection? History books are primarily located in the 900s of our collection, on the 4th floor of the stacks of the library. Different periods and regions have different call numbers, which are as follows:

900 History
910 Geography & travel
920 Biography & genealogy
930 History of ancient world (to ca. 499)
940 History of Europe
950 History of Asia
960 History of Africa
970 History of North America
980 History of South America
990 History of other areas

Books on historic preservation are a little more widely distributed, but depending on the area and topic you're interested in, these would be good places to start:

363 Other social problems & services (includes historic district preservation)

690 Building & construction

720 Architecture

Best Bets for Research

More Databases

These are a few good general and multidisciplinary databases, which can be a great place to start your research.

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