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GENERAL HISTORY OF OTHER AREAS-- SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library  May 5, 2000 
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GENERAL HISTORY OF OTHER AREAS-- BROWSING GUIDE 990'S
See our guide, Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

990's      General History of Other Areas 
991's 
992's 
993's      New Zealand
994's      Australia
995's     Melanesia   New Guinea 
996's     Other Parts of Pacific    Polynesia
997's     Atlantic Ocean Islands
998's     Arctic Islands and Antarctica
999's     Extraterrestrial Worlds

GENERAL HISTORY OF OTHER AREAS--SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject. Each type of book listed below is useful for a particular purpose. These kinds of resources exist for books in many different subject areas. As you use them, you will become more familiar with them, and will appreciate their value.
Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
History of Other Areas:Bibliographic Guides These resources summarize the topic and 
lead you to other resources.
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History of Other Areas: Dictionaries  These 
give definitions for history terms.
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History of Other Areas: Primary Sources Ref. 
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History of Other Areas: Chronologies   REf. 
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History of Other Areas: Handbooks 
These  are usually one-volume works which specialize in one area and  give a short 
explanation or description of the event or topic.

 

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History of Other Areas: Encyclopedias
These are encyclopedias devoted to history
topics. Contents vary. 
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History of Other Areas:  Article Reprints   Ref. 
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History of Other Areas:  Biographies

 

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PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to  SAILS  Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

WEB SITES

Library of Congress Country Studies
Includes information for twelve of the African countries
CIA World Factbook: Country profiles section includes statistics, maps, flags, 
Internet Public Library Newspaper Links grouped byregion:  http://www.ipl.org/reading/news/ 
BBC World Service :The BBC, one of the world's most successful radio networks, provides the latest news from around the world\ CNN Online Page : U.S. 24-hour video news channel. News, updated every few hours, includes text, pictures, and  film. Good external 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