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HIS132 World History 2 - Kaufman: Topic Research: Topic Research

This research guide contains resources that will be useful for your course topic presentation.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

History Videos

Ebrary eBooks

Search Ebrary directly to find scholarly ebooks on your topic.

Sign in to Ebrary to store books on your virtual bookshelf, download a book to an ereader or mobile device, or create annotations like highlighting and sticky notes.

Search the NSCC Libraries Collections

Use the catalog to find: NSCC Libraries holdings of print books, ebooks, DVDs, and videos on demand 



* To have a book transferred from one campus library to the other, contact a library staff member for assistance. Quick turnaround (1-2 days).

 If you locate a book outside of the NSCC Libraries that is available to borrow, click on the  button and follow the online instructions to request the material. Materials using the regional interlibrary loan service may take up to a week to arrive.

Search History Databases

Use these resources to find ...


scholarly articles from history journals

Academic Search Premier

journal, magazine, and newspaper results with a multidisciplinary approach

Academic OneFile

journal, magazine, and newspaper results with a multidisciplinary approach

World History Collection

sources of all format types, but strongest in article source materials

World History in Context

sources of all format types, but strongest in reference source material 

Global Issues in Context

sources covering ongoing historical issues affecting the world

Google Scholar


article citations. (You may not find full text links to articles (pdfs). If this is the case, check citations in the Library's databases or request them via interlibrary loan.)


Journal Title Search


if NSCC Libraries have full text access to a particular journal in print or online (search by journal title)


TIP: Try alternating searches from keyword to subject to see if it improves the relevancy of your results.

The Internet

History Call Numbers

C    Auxiliary Sciences of History (General)

CB    History of Civilization

CC   Archaelology

CD    Diplomatics. Archives. Seals.

CE   Technical Chronology. Calendar.

CI   Numismatics.

CN   Inscriptions. Epigraphy.

CR   Heraldry

CS   Genealogy

CT   Biography (General)


D   History (General)

DA   Great Britain

DAW   Central Europe

DB   Austria. Hungary. Czechoslovakia

DC   France

DD   Germany

DE   The Greco-Roman World

DF   Greece

DG   Italy

DH   Low Countries. Benelux Countries

DJ   Netherlands (Holland)

DJK   Eastern Europe (General)

DK   Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics. Poland

DL   Northern Europe. Scandinavia

DP   Spain. Portugal

DQ   Switzerland

DR   Balkan Peninsula. Turkey

DS   Asia

DT   Africa

DU   Oceanina (South Seas)

DX   Gypsies


E-F    History: America

  United States (General)

F   United States local history. Canada. Latin America