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Subject Guide ~ History: United States


Individual Titles

Indexes and Bibliographies

Library Catalog Searches

Use the table below to develop library catalog searches for primary sources. Replace the words appearing in brackets with specific descriptors (e.g., use american in place of [nationality]).

Searching for . . . Enter this phrase    +    modifier(s)
[see examples]
bibliographies periodicals and bibliography and [ethnic group]
indexes periodicals and indexes   [ethnic group]
related titles periodicals   [ethnic group]

Sample Searches

  • bibliography AND periodicals AND african american?
  • periodicals AND pennsylvania

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