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Recommended E-book Collections

Electronic books

Full-text electronic books can be found by searching UMBrella. These collections are recommended:

Healey Library Print Collection

Books in History can found in a many of sections of the library. Search UMBrella by keyword or subject for books on your topic. If there is a specific book that you require, search UMBrella by title or author.

Depending on the subject in history that you are researching there are a number of call numbers assigned to books on history. Generally speaking, they will be in the D, E, and F call number range.

  • D: World History and the History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc.
  • E & F: History of the Americas

All of these books can be found on the 8th Floor of Healey if the catalog location is listed as Main Stacks. Reference works are found in the Reference collection on the 4th floor.

Use InterLibrary Loan (ILL) to borrow books currently unavailable in Healey Library's physical or online collections.

Please view the tutorial on how to find books, or stop by the 4th floor Reference desk if you need additional help.

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