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*HISTORY/HUMANITIES RESEARCH*: Books/eBooks

Discover which source or database to use, how to find an article, book, ebook, or video, get citing examples, and help from a librarian with an assignment.

Search for books

On the library's homepage, type a keyword, title, or author into the Quick Search box:

[ Quick Search box ]

In the left sidebar (Refine Results area), place a checkmark by Books, eBooks, Video. Click View Item Record in Catalog to locate additional information about the item. 

Note: Use Advanced Search to limit to a specific library location (Juvenile collection, Popular, New Books), format, language, date, etc.

Search for items held behind the Library Services Desk on Course Reserves.

[ Course reserves search ]

[ Mobius Logo ]

[ WorldCat ]

[ Maryville Public Library Catalog }

Interlibrary Loan

Browse books on the shelf with Dewey call numbers

  • 030 - Encyclopedias and books of facts
  • 090 - Manuscripts and rare books
  • 100 - Philosophy
  • 120 - Epistemology
  • 140 - Philosophical schools of thought
  • 160 - Philosophical logic
  • 170 - Ethics
  • 180 - Ancient, medieval and eastern philosophy
  • 190 - Modern western philosophy
  • 200 - Religion
  • 900 - History 
    • 901 - Philosophy and theory of history
    • 902 - Miscellany of history
    • 903 - Dictionaries and encyclopedias
    • 904 - Collected accounts of events
    • 905 - Serial publications of history
    • 906 - Organizations and management
    • 907 - Education, research and related topics
    • 908 - Groups of people
    • 909 - World history
  • 930 - History of ancient world to ca. 499
  • 940 - History of Europe
  • 950 - History of Asia
  • 960 - History of Africa
  • 970 - History of North America
  • 980 - History of South America
  • 990 - History of other areas

EBSCOhost eBook Collection

EBSCOhost eBooks

Comprehensive eBook collection of over 118,000 titles includes digital, full-text versions of academic books from science, education and technology to the humanities and social sciences, literature and fiction. Many (but not all) permit multiple, simultaneous users.

More book options

  • Google Books allows users to search the full text of books for keywords and phrases, displaying search terms in context.
  • Public domain books are available for full text viewing and downloading.
  • Limited Preview titles allow the user to view a limited number of preview pages (with search terms highlighted in context).
  • Snippet View allows the user to view book publication information and only enough text to see search terms in context.
  • Find This Book in a Library feature allows users can link to a WorldCat search window where a list of the closest libraries to the user that hold the book are displayed.
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