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History: Books & eBooks

Find Books and Ebooks

The Leland Speed library collection is cataloged according to the Dewey Decimal Classification System.  The general collection is located on the basement level floor.  Below is a list of some of the Dewey Decimal class numbers related to History.

Dewey Guide
 900    History & Geography 
 910    Geography & Travel 
 930    History of the Ancient World 
 940    General History of Europe
 950    General History of Asia
 960    General History of Africa
 970    General History of North America 
 980    General History of South America 
 320    Political Science


For information about where in the library books, DVDs, etc., are located, see the Location Guide PDF linked below.

Below are links to subject headings for ebooks in our new Academic Ebook Collection. Learn more about how to download an ebook to read on your computer or on your Apple, Android, and Kindle devices here.

Search MICAL

Use this search box to browse MICAL for library books and media material physically located at Speed Library:

The following Subject Headings can be used to search by subject in the catalog to locate books in the MC Library. Please note this is not an exhaustive list. You can search by:

Region, Country, or Continent:

Time Period: 

Social Group:


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Or, you can create more specific search strings of Subject Headings that include dates, topics, and resource type. Here are some examples: