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HIST 1142: World History: Books and eBooks



Search Tips

Finding Books in I-Share

  • Start with a keyword search
    • ​Try it:  For example, enter Cuba 19th century in the search box above

You can search I-Share for books and other materials related to historical research by subject heading. General subject headings in history follow a specific pattern: Place name -- Subdivision -- Time period.

For example:

Egypt- History - 19th century

Sometimes, however, you may find an alternate pattern, with a specific subject listed first.

For example:

Racism-Cuba-History-19th century

Women-Egypt-Social Conditions-19th century

For more information, consult the Library of Congress Authorities online  which contains the subject headings used in I-Share and other library catalogs. Look under the place name or subject to see the appropriate subdivisions and time periods.

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