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HIST 1060: World History from the Sixteenth Century: Finding Books

Checking Out Books

Once you have located a book you want in the Library's catalog, write the call number down and follow these directions to find the book on the shelf.  To check out a book, take it to the Library Services on the 1st Floor and present your current student ID card.  For your information, here is a link to the policies and procedures of the Circulation Department.

Books from the General Collection

The online catalog contains materials added to the collection since 1979. For older materials, consult the card catalog on the 1st Floor of Willis Library. You can search both catalogs by subject, author, or title.

TexShare and Interlibrary Loan

You can get access to the collections of other libraries by obtaining a TexShare card through our Circulation Department.  The TexShare card allows you to use any public or academic library in Texas.  To apply for a TexShare card, please contact the Circulation Department in the Willis Library, call (940)565-2413, or send an e-mail request to   Please be sure to include your name, your student ID number, and your address in the request.

Search for Materials


How to Find History Books

  • Search the UNT Library Catalog above or from here.
  • Search by Keyword, Title, Author, or Subject
  • Note the book's Location (library and floor), Call Number, and Status (availability).
  • Alternatively, browse the following call number ranges on Willis Library - 2nd floor.

D General History

DH Low Countries-Benelux Coutries

DT Africa

DA Great Britain

DJ Netherlands (Holland)

DU Oceania (South Seas)

DAW Central Europe

DJK Eastern Europe (General)

DX Romanies

DB Austria-Liechtenstein-Hungary-Czechoslovakia

DK Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics - Poland

E 11-143 America

DC France-Andorra-Monaco

DL Northern Europe. Scandinavia

E 151-909 United States

DD Germany

DP Spain - Portugal

F 1-975 United States-Local History

DE Greco-Roman World

DQ Switzerland

F 1001-1145.2 British America (including Canada)

DF Greece

DR Balkan Peninsula

F 1170 French America

DG Italy-Malta

DS Asia

F 1201-3799 Latin America. Spanish America

Subject Guide

Finding Book Reviews

It can sometimes be helpful to look at reviews written by others about a book, if you are thinking of using it as a resource in your research.  Check the Book Review Digest, where you can find abstracts and reviews of English-language fiction and non-fiction from approximately 100 U.S., Canadian, and British periodicals.

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