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History

Guide to history research at Temple University Libraries

Find Books

Use Library Search to find books owned by Temple University Libraries. You can search by author, title, subject, or keyword.

  • Select the Books & Media heading.
  • Then use the filters to the left of your search results to limit results by availability (print or online), publication date, topic, era, genre, and more.
  • Once you find a book that seems useful, check the list of Subject links in the item's record. Try these links to find additional books on the same topic. For example the subject: World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Great Britain, will take you to other titles about the home-front and other social impacts of World War I in Great Britain.

Books From Other Libraries

If Temple does not own the book, you can request it from another library via E-Z Borrow or ILLiad.

Charles Library Book Locations

  • BookBot: Place request online and pick up on the first floor, behind the One Stop Assistance Desk
  • Stacks (4th floor): On the 4th floor of Charles Library, organized by call number. 
  • Remote Storage: Place request online. Typically takes 24 hours to be retrieved. Pick up at One Stop Desk.

New History Books

Browse lists of new history books purchased by Temple University Libraries.