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US - 9 - World History - Renaissance Lifetime Achievement Award 2016: Books

Efficient Use of Books

A good index is your best friend in assessing the potential of a book for your research.  Do not be overwhelmed by the size of the book.  Just go to the index and search for your specific person or topic.  The index is the "Command + F" of book research! 

Finding Books in Our Library

Click above to access the catalog.Type in search term. Once results appear, click on title to read more about the book. 

To locate the book, click on COPIES. Then look for call #. Write this number down. (Ex. 361.94 SHE)

Use the number guides at the end of the shelves to locate your book. 


Books are in numeric order first, then alphabetical. 

Please keep all books in the Carolinas' Room under the Project Name. 

When in doubt...ASK!

When doing research, remember to take advantage of every resource.  Don't work SMARTER!  Ask the library staff  for help when you get stuck or feel overwhelmed.  We are here to offer every assistance we can!

Access the Library Catalog!

To access a list of books about the Renaissance, click on LIBRARY CATALOG. T
Click U/M School Library----RESOURCE LISTS---PUBLIC LISTS----US 9 WoHi Renaissance. 
 This list is not exhaustive.  You may pull more titles and add to the cart in the Carolinas Room.  They will not be available to checkout until after research has been completed. 


Finding More Books
Almost all books on Art and Architecture are in 709.2 and 759s within the library's collection.  The Renaissance books are primarily found in the 940s in the stacks.    The books to the right are just a sampling of some of the incredible titles we have for your use in this project.  The link above will take you to a more exhaustive resource list.  Depending on your topic there may be other titles that will assist you so do not hesitate to consult the full library catalogue or seek out one of us to help.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Two great e-book resources for this project can be found in the Gale Virtual Reference Library via the "Online Resources" page.  Look for The Renaissance:  An Encyclopedia for Students and World Eras:  Volume 1  European Renaissance and Reformation, 1350-1600

Selected Books from the Collection