How to Find History Books

In the Library of Congress classification system used by the Whitworth Library, business & economics books in both the main collection and reference (non-circulating) collection are shelved under call numbers beginning with these letters:

America. United States
U. S. local history. British, Dutch, and French America. Latin America.

To search for both print books and e-books owned by the library, use the Library Catalog tab above.  E-books can also be found via the Electronic Books tab above.

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Northwest Digital Archive

Search Finding Aids

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Links to the Finding Aids of Northwest historical collections. In most cases the actual documents are not online.

Citing Your Sources

The styles mainly used for History are:

However, you should follow the instructions given by your professor, editor, or journal first. See the Citation Resources page for more detailed information on citation styles.

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