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HIS 2210: History of Women in the U.S.: Finding books

Information resources to support independent research for the Castleton University course, "United States Women's History"

Using the VSC online catalog

Use the
Vermont State Colleges Online Catalog
to browse or search for books and more
in the holdings of the VSC libraries.

Helpful subject heading:

Women United States History
Can be broken down by century:
Women United States History 17th century
Women United States History 18th century
Women United States History 19th century
Women United States History 20th century

Or try subject headings like these:

Sex role United States History
African American women history

For other countries:

women country history
feminism country history

For example:  women england history
For primary sources, for example:

Women United States History 19th century Sources

Relevant ebooks

An example ebook:

Other sources for books

Searching for books beyond Vermont State College libraries' holdings

Worldcat is a very large union catalog that includes the holdings of most U.S. academic libraries.

Search for an item in libraries near you: >>


Google Book Search

Google Books permits searching the full content of some books. Books in the public domain (not copyright protected) are available online.

Interlibrary loan, to obtain books not available in a VSC library:

If you find a book (or other item) of interest that the VSC libraries don't own, you can request it through interlibrary loan

Within the library catalog, click on Search Other Libraries

Find the book you want and click on  

Then log in and make the request.  Pay attention to your Castleton email for follow-up.