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20th Century U.S. History - Prof. Bishop- Fall 2018: Books & Media

Search Books-DVDs-CDs in the Library Catalog

Enter your keyword search in the box below to search the Harold L. Drimmer Library's catalog for Books, DVDs, CDs, or eBooks.


You do not need to read an entire book cover to cover to cite it in your paper. Use the Table of Contents (at the front) or the Index (at the back) to find the section or pages that discuss your topic in detail and read that.

How to Find Books and Media

Search the library catalog to find Books and other Media in the Harold L. Drimmer Library.

Use your keywords to find books on your topic. E.g. search Richard Nixon AND Watergate to find books about the Watergate crisis which led to Nixon resigning the presidency.

If your first search doesn't turn up many results, try changing your keywords (e.g. search Franklin D. Roosevelt  instead of FDR).

Enter your search terms and click SEARCH. Click on a title for more information. Look at the table of contents or description to see if the book might be helpful.

To find the book on the WCC Library shelves, you will need the CALL NUMBER and LOCATION.

Circulating items can be checked out for 3 weeks with your WCC ID.

REFERENCE  and RESERVE books are on the first floor and must be used in the library.

Books with the location CIRCULATING COLLECTION are on the second and third floors.

The general section on U.S. Political and Military History will be found under the Call Numbers E173 - E183. Books on the terms of specific 20th c. U.S. Presidents will be found under the Call Numbers E756  - E904. Books covering topics that discuss dealing with other countries might also be found in their respective subject sections.

Call numbers in the Circulating Collection starting with the call number E are on the third floor of the library.

Not sure how to follow Library of Congress call numbers? Look here to see how they are arranged.

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