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WORLD HISTORY SINCE 500 A.D.-- SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library    Revised November 10, 2000
See also : 
  • Primary Sources
  • Voyages of Exploration 
  • See also  subdivisions in browsing guide below:

    BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT WORLD HISTORY

    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
    Bentley, Jerry."World, History of the.." v. 21.  .
    WORLD HISTORY BROWSING GUIDE  900s
    900 - Geography and History 
                          904 - Collected accounts of events, 
                          disasters -    Titanic 
                          910.9 - Explorers 
                          912 - Atlases 
                          913 - Ancient World 
                          914 - Europe 
                          915 - Asia 
                          916 - Africa 
                          917 - North America 
    920 - Collected Biographies  At Durfee, Individual 
                         biographies are cataloged within 
                        subject  areas. 
                         929.4 - Personal Names, Baby Name 
                        Handbook 
    930 - History of the Ancient World 
                          932 - Ancient Egypt - Mummies (see also
                                    393) 
                          937 - Ancient Rome 
                          938 - Ancient Greece 
    940 - General History of Europe 
                          940.1 - Medieval History 
                                    Renaissance
                                   World War I
                          940.53 - Holocaust 
                          940.53 - 940.54 - World War 2
    950 - General History of Asia, Orient, Far East 
    960 - General History of Africa 
    970 - General History of North America 

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.

    World history--Encyclopedias. 
    World history--Chronology
    HISTORY 
    GEOGRAPHY 
    MIDDLE AGES HISTORY 
    WORLD POLITICS 
    HISTORY ANCIENT 
     HISTORY MODERN 

    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.
    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.

    JACKDAWS

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

    REFERENCE BOOKS
    Numbers refer to the call number where each book is located in the Reference Stacks.

    Bibliographic Guides/ summaries
    and additional resources
    Great Events From History Ancient and Medieval Series
    Great Events from History Modern European Series
    Great Events from History Worldwide Twentieth Century
    Ref. 909.09812 M194
    Ref. 940 M194
    Ref. 909 M194
    Handbooks  short explanation of 
     event or topic.
    Encyclopedia of World Facts and Dates
    Larousse Encyclopedia of Modern History
    Ref. 902.02 C319 1993
    Ref. 
    World History or Geography
    Encyclopedias
    Lands and Peoples
    Worldmark Encyclopedia of Nations
    Encyclopedia of the First World
    Ref. 909 L263
    Ref. 903.21 W927
    Ref. 910.3 E56 1990
    Pictorial Encyclopedias Purnell's History of 20th Century
    Chronicle of the 20th Century
    Ref. 909.82 P985
    Ref. 909.820202
    Documents :Reprints or 
    extracts from primary sources. 
    See also 
    Clamen's Political Archives 
    on the Web.
    Landmarks of World Civilization
    Great Books of the Western World
    Historic Documents (from 1972 to date)
    See also 
    JACKDAWS near Reference Desk.
    Ref. 909 M613
    Ref. 028.8 G7856
    Ref. 973.9205 E673
    The Keeley Library owns
    the following series of 
    documents. on microfilm
    Documentary Sources of Western Civilization
    Great Events as Reported in the New York Times
    Great Personalities on Microfiche Oral History: 
    Memoirs From Columbia University's Oral History 
    Near Reference Desk
    Biographies McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of World Biography
    Historic World Leaders
    Founders of Modern Nations
    Current Biography

    Biography Index

    Ref. 920.003 M147
    Ref. 920.02 H673 1994
    Ref 920.005 C976
    Ref. 

    Index Shelf Near Reference

    Timelines Timetables of History
    Who Was When, a Dictionary of Contemporaries
    Ref. 902.02 G888 1979
    Ref 902.02 D315
    Maps Atlas of World History
    Larousse Encyclopedia of Archaeology
    Peoples and Places of the Past 
    Ref. 911 R185
    Ref.
    Atlas Case Ref. 909.07 P419)

    WEB SITES

    History Today HistoryChannel.com
    World History: Rome The Ancient Greek World
    Hanover Historical Texts Project Labyrinth Medieval Studies
    The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (PBS) World War II Commemoration
    Kid Info Historical Maps Worldwide
    Washington State University World Civilizations History Buff's Home Page

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