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World History & Civilizations: Books & eBooks

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Books & eBooks

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Search Library Catalog for books, eBooks, DVDs & streaming video.

 

 

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Sample Searches:

 

cleopatra AND biography

ancient rome AND daily life

Use AND between two or more terms to find materials with all the terms. Searching for cleopatra  AND biography will only include books that have both cleopatra and biography in their contents.

 

great britain OR united kingdom

Use OR between similar terms. Searching for great britain OR united kingdom will find books that refer to either term.  You must capitalize OR.

 

"ancient rome"

Use quotation marks ( " " ) around specific phrases such as "ancient rome" to find the words in that specific order.

 

poli*

Use an asterisk ( * ) to find multiple endings of one word. Using poli* as a search term will include results that refer to political, policy, police, politicized.

 

 

When You Find a Book in the Library Catalog...

...Write down the book's Call Number. The call number is basically the book's address, and is what you will use to find the book on the shelf.

Learn More About Call Numbers and Finding Books

(eBooks do not have call numbers. You will view them online.)

Textbooks on Reserve

Did you know that you can find some of your textbooks at the library? Stop by the desk and see if your professor provided a copy for you to use.

eBooks

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Here are a few places you can find eBooks; from off campus you will log in with your myNOVA username and password (the same ones you use to access Blackboard, student email, etc.).  More information on downloading eBooks.

Browse in the Bookshelves for Books on...

General World

CB, CT, D

 

 

Africa

DT

Egypt

DT43 – DT153

North & Northwest Africa

DT160 – DT346

Eastern Africa

DT365 – DT469

Ethiopia

DT 371 – DT390

Western & Central Africa

DT470 – DT671

Southern Africa

DT1001 – DT3415

 

 

Asia

DS300 – DS900

Central & Southern Asia

DS327 – DS498

Afghanistan

DS350 – DS375

Pakistan

DS376 – DS392.2

India (Bharat)

DS401 – DS486.8

East & Southeastern Asia

DS501 – DS937

China

DS701-DS799.9

Japan

DS801 – DS897

 

 

Europe

D901 – DR

Great Britain

DA

Austria & Hungary

DB

France & Germany

DC – DD

Mediterranean

DE – DG

Ancient Greece

DF10 – DF289

Ancient Rome

DG11 – DG365

Russia & Northern Europe

DK – DL

Spain & Portugal

DP

  

Latin America

F1201 – F3619

Mexico

F1201 – F1392

Central America

F1421 – F1577

Mayas

F1435 – F1435.3

South America

F2201 – F3799 

Peru, Incas

F3401 – F3619

 

 

Middle East   

DS41 – DS326

Iraq

DS67 – DS79.9

Israel, Palestine

DS101 – DS151

Saudi Arabia

DS201 – DS248

Iran (Persia)

DS251 – DS326

 

 

North America   

E58 – F1000s

American Indians

E58 – E109

African-American History

E184.5 – E185.97

U.S. History

E186 –

Canada

F1000s

 

 

Oceania/South Seas

DU

 

 NOTE:  This list is a just a general guide.  Use the library catalog to search for specific regions, countries, eras or civilizations.