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HISTORY: Subject Guide

Search tips and resource suggestions for research in history.

In This Section

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Search the Catalog

Find books, eBooks, and A/V materials in the University of Jamestown's Library. 

Browsing Subjects & Call Numbers

If you are interested in browsing for topics in history (either on the shelf or in the catalog), or would like to browse for inspiration, try looking at Dewey Decimal Call Numbers in the 900s

  • 930s: History of the ancient world
  • 940s: History of Europe
  • 950s: History of Asia
  • 960s: History of Africa
  • 970s: History of North America
  • 980s: History of South America
  • 990s: History of other areas, including Australasia, Pacific islands, Atlantic islands, Arctic islands, Antarctica, extraterrestrial worlds

Locations of books

  • New books are located downstairs by the A/V materials.
  • Reference books are located downstairs to the left of the circulation desk. 
  • Book stacks are located upstairs. 

Streaming Media

These databases contain video resources to support your research or help you learn about new topics.

eBook Collections @ UJ

In addition to searching through the catalog, you can browse the eBook collections at UJ.

Featured Books in History

Google Books

Google Book Search

Search to see if books are available (out of copyright or with publisher permission) online.