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VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION-- SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library    May 30, 2001
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  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT EXPLORERS

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:  World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.21
     in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999
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    WORLD HISTORY BROWSING GUIDE  900s
    900 - Geography and History  910.9 - Explorers 

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    NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE INDEX Use this index to locate articles from the National Geographic Magazine. The Keeley Library has an extensive backfile of articles that you can use.

    REFERENCE BOOKS

    Numbers refer to the call number where each book is located in the Reference Stacks.
    Historical Atlas of Exploration Ref. 910.9 K82 2000
    Old Worlds to New Ref. 910.922 P742 1993
    Explorers, From Ancient Times to the Space Age Ref. 910.922 E96 1999
    World Explorers and Discoverers Ref. 910.922 W927

    VIDEORECORDINGS

    The great age of exploration [videorecording]  VC 910.9024 A265 1998

    JACKDAWS

    World History Jackdaws List: These are document facsimiles kept near the Reference Desk. .
    Armada Merchant Adventurers

    BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

    Voyages of discovery : timeFrame AD 1400-1500 910.9 V975 1989
    Ten who dared  910.922 W667 1977
    Age of exploration  910.09 H162 1974
    Tudor and early Stuart voyaging  Tudor and early Stuart voyaging 

    WEB SITES

    European Voyages of Exploration and Discovery World Civilization Virtual Library
    College Heights- Exploration and Discovery Links Age of Exploration-Tools of Discovery
    Exploration Curriculum Guide-Links Explorer's Theme Page
    Society for the History of  Discoveries Hotlist on European Exploration
    Explorers and Discovery Exploration Links

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    Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
    Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
    September, 1978  to  June, 2001