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Finding Library Books

Use the Location and Call Number together to find your book. The Location (usually on the left of the screen) will help you figure out what floor to start on. The Call Number (usually in the center of the screen) is how the books are organized on the shelf.

A&T STACKS books with call numbers starting A - L are on the 2nd floor.

A&T STACKS books with call numbers starting M - Z are on the 3rd floor.

A&T BLK STUDIES books are on the 3rd floor in the front.

A&T LRC books are in the Learning Resources Center on the Lower Level.

Some books "do not circulate" or cannot be checked out of the building.

A&T RESERVE books can be gotten at the first floor Circulation desk.

A&T READY REF books can be gotten at the first floor Reference desk.

A&T REF books are just past the Reference desk, on the first floor.


Reference and Reserve Books

Reference books are located on the first floor beyond the Reference Desk and are for in house use only.  Reserve Books are located at the Access Service Desk.  If you need assistance, please ask one of the Reference Librarians.


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An Illustrated History of the First World War - John Keegan
Call Number: D521 .K345 2001
ISBN: 9780375412592
Publication Date: 2001-10-30

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Historical Dictionary of World War I - Ian V. Hogg
Call Number: D510 .H65 1998
ISBN: 9780810833722
Publication Date: 1997-12-18


Circulating Books

Circulating books are located in different sections of the library. Please consult the directory by the elevator or ask for assistance.

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Unknown Soldiers - Arthur E. Barbeau; Florette Henri
Call Number: D639.N4 B37 1974
ISBN: 9780877220633
Publication Date: 1974-05-01

The Great Departure; the United States and World War I, 1914-1920 - Daniel M. Smith
Call Number: E768 .S62
ISBN: 9780471800064
Publication Date: 1965-01-01

Negro migration during the war. - Scott, Emmett J.
Call Number: E185.9 .S42 1969
Publication Date: 1920 [1969 edition]


Gov. Documents & Serials (Lower Level)

Negro History Bulletin - by Carter Godwin Woodson (Editor.), Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc., Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History., Association for the Study of African-American Life and History.
Call Number: E185.5 .N383
The magazine of the Association For the Study of Negro Life (now ..For the Study of African American Life), founded by Carter G. Woodson. Many back issues contain World War I histories and family stories.

Volumes 2-13, 14 available in lower level

e-book platforms

Bluford Library has over twenty electronic book platforms. Listed below are just a few relating to your topic area. You can access more from the Library's homepage
under the e-book tab.

  • ebrary
    A collection of over 25,000 multidisciplinary titles, including business & economics, computers, engineering, applied science, etc.
  • ebooks on EBSCOhost
    A collection of over 40,000 multidisciplinary titles.

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