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.
Egypt- History - 19th century
Sometimes, however, you may find an alternate pattern, with a specific subject listed first.
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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