|D||World History; History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia|
|E||America, United States|
|F||United States local history, Canada, Central & South America|
The main History sequence D-DY and F is on level 4. On Level 3 you will find many books about social and economic history in the Hs and political history in J. American, Theological and Art History are shelved on Level 1. Many of your high-demand books for courses are at Avenue. Consult the relevant floor plan for locations:
When you enter the details of the item that you want on the library catalogue, it will display a call number or code that tells you where the item is shelved.
The call number will usually look something like this example:
DA 415 GAR
The combinations of letters and numbers gives a location based on the subject content of the item. The items are arranged on the shelves using the call numbers.
The library floor plan will show you where items with particular call numbers are stored.
The Library has many dictionaries and encyclopaedias, including biographical dictionaries, subject dictionaries and specialist encyclopaedias.
Some are available in hardcopy in the Library and others are online. Available online and of particular interest to History are:
We receive our e-books from a range of providers. The following are strong on coverage of historical literature and can be searched individually:
University of Southampton PhD/ MPhil theses
University of Southampton Undergraduate / Masters dissertations