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A research guide for students interested in history which includes several useful databases and sites to help you with research.

Call Numbers

Would you like to browse the shelves at the Libraries to find books on your topic? Try browsing the following subject area call numbers:

D World History: General and Old World

    D General
    DA Great Britain
    DB Austria. Hungary. Czechoslovakia
    DC France
    DD Germany
    DE Mediterranean Region - Classical
    DF Greece
    DG Italy
    DH Belgium. Luxemburg
    DJ Netherlands (Holland)
    DJK Eastern Europe
    DK Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics. Poland
    DL Northern Europe. Scandinavia
    DP Spain. Portugal
    DQ Switzerland
    DR Balkan Peninsula
    D Asia
    DT Africa
    DU Oceania. Australia. New Zealand
    DX Romanies

E-F History: Western Hemisphere

    E United States
    F U.S. local history. Canada. Latin America
    F601-615 Minnesota
    F1201-3799 Latin America

HN Social History

HQ Women's Studies, Sexuality, Family

Search for Articles, Books, and More!

Search for books, journals, articles, media & more

LibSearch Guide: For more help, including how to request items in LibSearch that are not at St. Kate's.

How do I find a book on the shelf?

screenshot of a book record from the library catalog with the call number circled in red


What do the letters & numbers mean?

Call number on the spine of a book labelled HD=broad subject area, 6054.3=narrower subject area, .S265=author's last name and 2013=year of publication

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