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History 283 US History Since World War II (Czitrom)

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Examples of Subject Headings to Locate Secondary Sources:

United States -- History -- 1945-
United States -- History -- 1945-1953
United States -- History -- 1953-1961
United States -- History -- 1961-1969
United States -- History -- 1969-Social Movements -- United States -- History -- 20th Century
Civil Rights Movements -- United States -- History -- 20th Century
Feminism -- United States -- History -- 20th Century
Vietnam War, 1961-1075 -- Social Aspects -- United States
Counterculture --United States -- History -- 20th Century

Examples of Subject Headings to Locate Primary Sources:

United States -- History -- Sources
United States -- History 1945- -- Sources
United States -- History 1945-1953 -- Sources
United States -- History 1953-1961 -- Sources
United States -- History 1961-1969 -- Sources
United States -- History 1969- -- Sources


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Reading Call Numbers

  • N - describes the subject area: read in alphabetical order
  • 66 -  describes the topic: read as a whole number
  • B634- describes the author's last name: read in alphabetical order, then the number as a decimal
  • 1999  - date of publication: read in chronological order

Example of call number order:

N66 .B634 1999
NA 9 .A34 2005
NA 20 .G4 2001
NA 100.G411.2001
NA 100 .G47 2008

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