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African American History: Finding Books

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Call Number Ranges

Generally, books on African American History will be found in 973.04, although you may find books in the rest of the 970's (American History) as well as the 960's (African History).

Library of Congress (Most OhioLINK)
Most academic libraries in OhioLINK use a different classification system that is based on a combination of letters & numbers. Books specifically dealing with African American History will usually be found in E185s, but may also be contained in the rest of American History (the E's and F's) as well as African History (the DT's).

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At Cincinnati State, you have access to over 100,000 e-books via the databases listed below. You will need to enter your name & 7 digit College ID to connect to these resources from off-campus. Not sure what your ID number is? Go to MYCSTATE & use the link for "Look Up Username/Reset Your Cincinnati State Password" to retrieve it. Watch our "Looking Up Your College ID" video for more instructions.


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