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HIS140 American Environmental History - Burt: NSCC Libraries

Call Numbers

Books related to your research may be found in the following areas of the Libraries.


F  United States Local History

F 72-74 Local, Place Histories

G  Geography 

GE Environmental Sciences 

QC Physics 

QE Geology 

QH Natural History 

QH 81-82 Nature Writing 

QH 104.5 New England Natural History

QH 541 Ecosystems

QK Botany 

QL Zoology 

NOBLE Catalog Search



Search the holdings of local libraries in the NOBLE network.

  Tip: Try a keyword search on the city or town of your locale and add the term history. Example: danvers history


Local history material in libraries is often not available to be checked out. You may need to visit the owning library to see the material in their collection.


If you would like to have a book transferred from one campus library to another, speak to a library staff member for assistance.


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. Note: Material may take up to a week to arrive.

Research Databases

Newspapers can be a good source for information on your place because they cover local and regional topics.

The NSCC Libraries subscribe to news databases that contain more current articles (1980 - ).

For archival newspaper holdings, including local town or city papers, access may require visiting the local library and using their microform collections.


NSCC Research Databases:

Off campus access to the Library's research databases requires a NSCC Login.

LexisNexis - search through current news articles from local and regional newspapers

Boston Globe - online from 1980 to present

Massachusetts History Online - articles from magazine, journal and newspaper sources related directly to Massachusetts history