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Lucy Scribner Library

History: Books

Circulating Collection

Circulating books related to history are primarily located on the 2nd floor of the Scribner Library; you might be most interested in the following Library of Congress call number ranges:

C: Auxiliary Sciences of History (General) 

D: World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania

E-F: History of the Americas

Check out the library's Map to approximate a call number location.



Library Catalog (Beta)


Interlibrary Loan

If you need an item that the library does not have, submit an interlibrary loan request.  Most articles now arrive within 1-3 days!. Books can take 5-10 days to arrive.

ILL quick links:

  • ILLiad
  • WorldCat (used primarily for books and book chapters; use the "Skidmore Interlibrary Loan" link when viewing an individual bibliographic record to submit your request(s).

New History Books

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E-Book Resources for History

For a more complete lists try our Primary Resources page for Books or the E-Books page.