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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:
WorldCat.org >>

 

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. 

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.