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Historiography: Books

A guide lists resources about the theory and history of historical writing.

E-Book strategies

E-Books (Electronic Resources)

  • Access e-books through titles linked in catalog.
  • E-book link on library home page will take you directly to that database.
  • Search by keyword, author, title, or subject.
  • Subject Searchingdifference between keyword and subject.
  • Browse contents, bibliographies, indexes online.
  • For reference and bibliographical purposes save searches in "BookShelf" folders.

Other E-books found in the library catalog from OhioLINK databases that include:

  • Electronic Book Center (scholarly, reference, literature, Bible, Shakespeare)
  • Gale Virtual Reference (quick reference, religion, history)
  • Oxford Reference Online (dictionaries, general reference, language and subject reference)
  • Safari Books Online (computer science, information technology, business)

Lourdes & OhioLINK/OPAL Catalogs: Books, Videos, Electronic Resources (E-Books)


FIND A BOOK  in Duns Scotus Library by searching in the online catalog and noting the Dewey decimal call number. 

LIMIT TO THOSE NOT CHECKED OUT will display only books in the library, not ebooks. Check this box to narrow the search results to find items on the shelves.

BROWSE the stacks (book shelves) to serendipitously find other books.


  • 907       Education, research, related topics of history
  • 907.2     Historical research
  • 909        General works on historical treatment
  • 909.1 - 909.83   Specific historical periods
  • 909.82   20th century, 1900-1999
  • 909.826  1960-1969
  • 909.83    21st century, 2000-2099
  • 930         History of ancient world
  • 940         History of Europe
  • 950         History of Asia
  • 960         History of Africa
  • 970         History of North America