Answered By: Kathryn Park
Last Updated: May 13, 2015     Views: 32

An easy place to get started is our United States History libguide (link below). It lists general resources in US history, and then resources by time period.

For instance, the first time period is 1450-1763. If you go to that tab, you can then click on the Books & eBooks link to get some great book from our library. The Print Books box is the one you want for books you can take home, everything else will be an eBook.

To find out more about any of the print books, click on the title and you can see a description of the book, the call number to find it on the shelves, if it is currently checked out. You can even grab a citation if you click on Cite/Export above the book title. Just make sure to format it double spaced with hanging indent for your paper.

More libguides
We have some other libguides on more specific aspects of American history such as African American or American Women, you can find them all using the link below. 

Browse the Shelves
If you'd just like to browse the shelves, you can find US history in the E section.

Answers by Topic

Happy Holidays!

""COM  Library is closed for Winter Break until January 2nd, 2019.

COM students can still check out our online 24/7 leisure collection that includes eBooks, digital magazines, and movies and music that you can stream for free! Find out more

 

Ask COM Library Home

Back to Ask COM LIbrary

More Ways to Ask

COM Library Visit us at COM Library

email  Email us

call  Call us at 409-933-8448

SMS  Text us at 409-229-4142

  Fill Out a form

Get more on:

Find more answers on:

Ask COM Library!

Ask real COM Library staff a question via live chat during library hours.