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HIS372: United States in the 20th Century

A guide to support student learning and research in the history of the United States in the 20th century.

Searching for Books

Select the Catalogue tab on the UTM Library home page. Search by the Title of the book, using the "TITLE" fieldIf you select the 'Author' you can locate books by a specific author.



If you wish to search for a TOPIC, use the "Anywhere" field. The subject field uses 'official subject headings' and you may not be familiar with them.

USE the Catalogue Search Box in the right hand column.










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Use Bibliographies! Use the works identified by experts

Reference sources may contain citations to other publications. Look under the Background Information tab. Identify the useful titles, then search for them in the UTL catalogue.

Bibliographies in scholarly books often list additional sources consulted on a topic. Look at the list of references in your textbook and assigned course readings

Footnotes in books and journal articles refer to the sources used by the author to support the discussion in the publication. Search for them in the UTL catalogue.

Tip:Sort your Results by Date of Publication

Remember to sort your results, so the most recent publications display.