Journals and articles:
To find scholarly journal articles select the Databases or Journals tabs.
Select Online Reference Works or Recommended Websites for valuable free resouces
See the Ancient Studies Subject Guide
History Librarian, Dr. Fred Sweet, is available by email or office visit , in addition to his regular times at the Library Research Assistance desk:
firstname.lastname@example.org/ (616) 254.1662
Books about history can be found in two main ways: by searching the online CU Library Catalog and by browsing the Library's collection.
When searching the online catalog, a basic search will let you search by keyword, title, author, subject or call number. An advanced search will let you search by a combination of these fields, as well as by format, language, location, and date.
Library of Congress Classifications
The following Library of Congress classifications may be useful when browsing the shelves at Miller Library for additional materials on history. The majority of the 'C, D, E, F, G' call numbers are on the second floor. Additional materials (such as DVDs, Atlases, and reference books) may be found on the ground floor.
- C: Auxiliary sciences of History (Civilization, archaeology, chronology, geneology, & biography)
- D: History (General) & European History
- E: US History (general)
- F: US history, Canada, Latin America
- G: Geography, anthropology, recreation & leisure, customs
History eBooks: Miller Library has several thousand ebooks on the subject of history. Using the Advanced Search option, enter your subject or keyword and then select eBooks for the Material Type. Several large collections, such as Cambridge Histories Online, are noted under the tab "eBooks in History."