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This libguide focuses on resources for the History discipline.


Welcome! This guide was created to assist you in finding History sources from DeSales University's Trexler Library.

If you would like to ask a question without stopping by the library, please  Email us. To help you with research, please consider using Trexler Library's Reference Research Assistance. This service is where you can meet with a librarian who will help you with your research needs. We can help you locate reference books, use the online catalog, databases and other electronic resources as well as with the work cited pages. Make an appointment today at 610-282-1100 ext.1612. 


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Library of Congress Classification System


Begin your research in the Trexler Library collection. The call letter prefixes below will direct you to where in the collections

(both general and reference) you can find materials dealing with the stated topic:

C Auxiliary Sciences of History (General).

CB History of Civilization.

CC Archaeology.

CD Diplomatics, Archives, Seals.

CE Calendar, Technical Chronology.

CJ Numismatics, Coins, Medals.

CN Inscriptions, Epigraphy.

CR Heraldry.

CS Genealogy.

CT General Biography.

D General World History.

DA Great Britian.

DAW Central Europe.

DB Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia.

DC France.

DD Germany.

DE The Mediterranean Region.

DF Greece.

DG Italy.

DH Belgium, Luxemburg.

DJ Netherlands (Holland).

DK Russia and former Soviet Republics.

DL Northern Europe, Scandinavia.

DP Spain, Portugal.

DQ Switzerland.

DR Balkan Peninsula.

DS Asia.

DT Africa.

DU Oceania, Australia, New Zealand.

DX Roma (Gypsies).

E - History: America and United States

F - History: United States Local and America

G - Geography & Anthropology