Sometimes wandering the shelves is useful. If you can find one book on a topic, others like it will be sitting close by. Be sure to look at both the Reference collection on the first floor for general helps like encyclopedias, and at the circulating collection on the second floor for books you can take with you
Library of Congress Classification System (second floor)
Class C History (Allied fields).
subclass CC Archaeology
subclass CS Genealogy
Class D History (General).
subclass D-DR General. Europe
subclass DS-DX Asia. Africa. Oceania
Class E United States (by period; roughly chronological)
11-143 Americas (general). Pre-settlement
151-185 United States (general)
300-453 Revolution to Civil War. Antebellum
456-655 Civil War.
660-738 Late nineteenth century, 1865-1900. Postbellum
740-837 Twentieth century
838-889 Later twentieth century
Class F United States. British, French, Latin America
1-975 United States (by state, region)
Search the library catalogue to find books by author, title, and subject; and of course, you are always welcome ask a librarian at the Questions Desk on the First Floor for help.
SUU Library Catalog
Locate history books in the SUU Library using the SUU Library Catalog. Most history books in the SUU Library can be found in the Main Collection on the second floor in the call numbers from C to F. The red quick search box on the library page work for most searches.