Use the Calvin Coolidge Library Catalog
to browse or search for books and more
in the holdings of the VSC libraries.
The official subject heading is United States History.
You can browse items with that heading, or browse the subdivisions under it
Or try using the subdivision ”United States History” under another subject
(i.e. search Sports United States History as a subject).
Or try an Advanced Search: put “United States–history” as a subject, and put in some keywords from your topic.
For browsing purposes,
the call number for
United States history is
Use the Vermont State Colleges Online Catalog to search for books and more.
Searching by keyword (called "All Fields" in new online catalog)
Choose the most significant concepts for your search. Put "and" between them. Click on Find button or hit enter.
Put your subject term in the basic search box, and select Subject from the drop-down menu.
If you don't get results, try an Advanced Search.
Then, put in your topic as a subject. Add a keyword for a more focused search.
Click on a title to learn more about the item and where it's located.
To find more items cataloged under the same subject heading, while you're looking at the full catalog record for the item, look at the subject headings and click on the desired one:
To place an interlibrary loan request for a book or audiovisual item found at another college in the Vermont State Colleges Online Catalog:
You'll receive the book in approximately one week if it's available. You'll get a message in your Castleton email when it arrives.
If you're interested in an item in the catalog that is at another Vermont State College library, you can request to have it sent to Castleton for you.
and fill out the form
It takes about a week if it's available. You'll get an email in your Castleton email when it arrives.
These ebooks are published books available to read online. Click on the titles below to read these ebooks from Castleton's collection of ebooks through EBSCO. (Subscription resource. Log-in required for off-campus access.)
The American Judicial Tradition: Profiles of Leading American Judges, by G. Edward White
The Civil Rights Movement, edited by the editors of Salem Press
Daily Life in Immigrant America, 1820-1870, by James M. Berquist
Locke, Jefferson, and the Justices: Foundations and Failures of the U.S. Government, by George M. Stephens
The Long War: A New History of U.S. National Security Policy since World War II, edited by Andrew J. Bacevich
Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present, by Mark A Noll and Luke E. Harlow
Thomas Jefferson and Executive Power, by Jeremy D. Bailey
Worldcat is a very large union catalog that includes the holdings of most U.S. academic libraries.
Google Books permits searching the full content of some books. Books in the public domain (not copyright protected) are available online.
If you find a book (or other item) of interest that the VSC libraries don't own, you can request it through interlibrary loan.
Click on Search Other Libraries here or within the library catalog
Find the book you want and click on
Then log in and make the request. Pay attention to your Castleton email for follow-up.