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History Library Guide

Core Resources

Websites

Video

Finding Articles

Search library databases to find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles. For US history, we suggest:

U.S. History Journals

European History Journals

History of Africa

History of Asia and the Orient

Finding Books

Search the Stephens Library Catalog to find physical materials held at the Stephens Library.  The MOBIUS Catalog is a good option to broaden your search to libraries across Missouri.

History books are generally located on the second floor in the following sections:

  • D - World History
    • D 1-2027 - General History
      • D 51-90 - Ancient
      • D 101-203 - Medieval
      • D 204-475 - Modern
    • DA - DR - European History
      • DA 1-995 - Great Britain
      • DC 1-947 - France
      • DD 1-905 - Germany
      • DK 1-949 - Russia
    • DS 1-937 - Asia
    • DT 1-3415 - Africa
  • E thru F - History of the Americas
    • E 186-199 - Colonial history
    • E 201-298 - The Revolution
    • E 456-655 - The Civil War
    • E 740-837 - Twentieth century
    • F 1-975 - United States local history (regional and states' histories)