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History of the United States Colonial Period - Reconstruction: Books

This LibGuide will assist students in the locating of sources in print and online.

Notable Reference Titles for United States History

Reference titles are a great place to start if you are still looking for a topic.  They provide short, concise entries of information and will often contain a useful bibliography to lead you to other resources in your discipline.  Below is a sample of reference titles on teh History of the United States.

Finding books and e-books in the Library Catalog

Want to see if we have a book on your topic? Or, need to check if we have a textbook on reserve at one of our Libraries? Search here:

Here at Chaffey, you have access to over 90,000 print books at our Libraries and full-text access to over 200,000 ebooks online!

Locating Print Books- Click on the title or image of a book in the results page to view more information. Scroll down on this next page to view information including the Location, Call Number, and Status.  

Example of a print book record in the Library Catalog

  • Location-Doublecheck location, especially for Reserve items, as we have Reserve collections at Chino, Fontana and Rancho. Reserve items can be used and returned only at item's home location.
  • Status-If status listed is Available, book should be on our shelves. If other status such as Checked Out or Lost listed, item may not be available right away.
  • Call Number- A book's/item's address in our Libraries. Needed to find on the shelf at Rancho site or to request from the front desk if on Reserve at any of our sites.

 Chaffey ID required for check-out of books and use of Reserve items.

E-books- No call number listed and status shows Available Online  Then, item is an e-book! Make a note of Title/Author, then search in the following resource, after logging in with your MyChaffey credentials:

Public e-book collections

Google Books

Google Book Search
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