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History 283 -- Reel America

Library Catalog - Items in the 5 College Libraries

Search for books, DVD's, CD's, scores, and journal titles in the Mount Holyoke and other Five College Libraries

Examples of Subject Headings to Locate Secondary Sources on US History:


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

 

Examples of Subject Headings to Locate Secondary Sources on Film History:

Motion Pictures -- Social Aspects -- United States
Motion Pictures -- United States -- History
Sound Motion Pictures -- History
Motion Pictures -- Censorship -- United States
Motion Picture Industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- History

 

 

 

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Worldcat - beyond the 5 Colleges

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Google Books - extra features to search and access books

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Finding books on the MHC shelves

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Reading LC 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

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Request books from outside the 5 Colleges

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