Finding books to help with your History assignment

The best way to find subject specific books is to use the library catalogue.  If you don’t have a particular title or author in mind then enter the word/s that best describes your topic.

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When you locate a useful title go into the full record of the book and copy and paste the shelfmark number into the search box and click on search- this will give you a list of other books with the same shelfmark number. Remember the shelfmark number acts as both a location and subject guide:

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There are other collections of books in the library that may be of use to History students such as The Talbot Library Irish Studies Collection and Archives and Special Collections


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