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HISTORY 375: The Cold War—From World War II to the End of the Soviet Empire (Spring 2022) : Find Books & More

Find Books & More

Books often provide background and comprehensive information about a topic.  Books are sometimes collections of book articles or chapters on a general topic.  To find books on your topic, search the Library CatalogNote that you will not find journal articles in the Library Catalog. For those, you will need to use article databases instead.  In addition to books, you will find journal titles, e-resources, videos and DVDs, and government documents. 

  • Search using Advanced Search.
  • Use Keywords box to enter keywords related to your topic.
  • Use Title box to search a specific title.
  • Use Authors/Creators box to search by author. 
  • Look at Subjects (tags describing what items listed are about) to identify additional keywords. 
  • Filter your search results by Online AccessLibrariesFormatsSubjects, or Languages.
  • Note location and call number to locate a book on the shelf.
  • Use Memorial Library Stack Guide, if the book is located in Memorial Library.  
  • Search and request books and other materials from campus libraries & UW System campuses.
  • Use Interlibrary Loan to request books and other materials not available on campus. 

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Search the Library Catalog to find online and print books.
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