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Search Discover Local for Books (Primary Sources)

Example search:  alchemy books in English published between 1600 and 1650.
 

1. Enter INITIAL SEARCH TERMS

2. REVISE SEARCH by changing terms (Change from SUBJECT to TITLE or AUTHOR in main search box; or change Language/Year Range in boxes at right)

3. TWEAK MY RESULTS - Refine search by selecting from options listed at left (Limit to Physical Copy).  This would give you results for print as well as microform items (microfilm or microfiche).

 

Use Subject Links in Catalog Records to Find More Works on Your Topic!

Browse to Find Books on Your Topic

BROWSE BIZZELL STACK & DECKS

Use the CALL NUMBER of a book you have already found to locate more books from Bizzell stacks (Library of Congress call numbers) and Bizzell decks (Dewey Decimal call numbers).  See locations in Bizzell library here  

 

CALL NUMBERS & SUBJECT AREAS

How do call numbers relate to subject areas? See these lists:

 

BROWSE THE RESEARCH GUIDES

Browse the other History of Science Guides to get an idea of books available in your topic. These Guides include standard reference books, introductory texts, bibliographies, as well as modern editions of primary sources.