This guide contains a webliography of resources to assist with historical research.

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.**

- America, history and lifeCall Number: A&T REF Z1236 .A485
- Biography and genealogy master index by M.C. Herbert and B. McNeilCall Number: A&T REF CT214 .B4995

To locate articles that are pertinent to your research, you need to use indexes and abstracts to journal and newspaper literature.

- Historic documentsCall Number: A&T REF E839 .H57
- Historical abstracts by E. H. BoehmCall Number: A&T REF ABSTRACTS D299 .H5
- Readers' guide to periodical literatureCall Number: A&T REF INDEXES AI3 .R4
- Social sciences indexCall Number: A&T REF AI3 .S62

Statistics provide a factual basis for your ideas. Most of the handbooks and electronic resources listed will give some general statistics. The following resources can provide information on very specific topics, either giving the actual data or listins citations to books, articles, or reports that will have the needed information.

- Statistical abstract of the world by 1077-1360Call Number: A&T READY REF HA154 .S68 1996
- Statistical handbook on adolescents in America by Bruce A. Chadwick and Tim B. HeatonCall Number: A&T REF HQ796 .S8237 1996ISBN: 0897749227
- Statistical handbook on aging Americans by Frank L. SchickCall Number: A&T REF HQ1064.U5 S738ISBN: 0897742591
- Statistical handbook on violence in America by Adam DobrinCall Number: A&T REF HN90.V5 S833 1996ISBN: 0897749456
- Statistical handbook on women in America by Cynthia M. TaeuberISBN: 1573560057
- Vital statistics on American politics by Stanley, Harold W. (Harold Watkins)Call Number: A&T REF JK274 .S74

- Afro-American encyclopaedia : or, the thoughts, doings, and sayings of the race by James T. HaleyCall Number: A&T REF E185.96 .H34 1992ISBN: 1555235387
- Encyclopedia of African-American culture and history by Jack Salzman, David Lionel Smith, Cornel WestCall Number: A&T REF E185 .E54 1996ISBN: 0028973453

NOTE: When using encyclopedias, first consult the index volume, usully the last volume of the set. This will tell you if your topic has an article devoted entirely to it or if it is discussed within an article on a related subject.

- Encyclopedia of American political history by Jack P. GreeneCall Number: A&T REF E183 .E5 1984ISBN: 0684170035
- Encyclopedia of Southern culture by Charles Reagan Wilson & William FerrisCall Number: F209 .E53 1989ISBN: 0807818232
- Encyclopedia of world biography by David EggenbergerCall Number: A&T REF CT103 .M27 SUPPLISBN: 0910081026
- Encyclopedia of world cultures by David LevinsonCall Number: A&T REF GN307 .E53 1991ISBN: 081688840X
- Harvard encyclopedia of American ethnic groups by Stephan ThernstromCall Number: A&T REF E184.A1 H35ISBN: 0674375122
- The Oxford encyclopedia of the modern Islamic world by John L. EspositoCall Number: A&T REF DS35.53 .O95 1995ISBN: 0195096126
- Reference encyclopedia of the American Indian by Bernard Klein and Daniel IcolariCall Number: E76.2 .R41 2005ISBN: 1071-3204
- Twentieth-century Britain : an encyclopedia by F.M. LeventhalCall Number: A&T REF DA566 .T835 1995ISBN: 0824072057

- The African American almanac by Jeffrey LehmanCall Number: A&T READY REF E185 A37 2003ISBN: 0787640204

Alamanacs are useful statistical and factual sources that have current information on a broad range of topics and subjects. Handbooks and dictionaries can help you throughout your research by providing quick, factual information that you may need to support your ideas. Dictionaries provide brief entries that are quick and helpful sources for the definition or identification of a term, movement, or person in history.

- Black abolitionist papers by George E. CarterCall Number: A&T REF E449 .B625 1981 suppISBN: 0667006303
- Black Africa; a comparative handbook by Donald George MorrisonCall Number: DT352.8 .B56
- Black saga : the African American experience by Charles M. ChristianCall Number: E185 .C519 1995ISBN: 0395687179
- Civilizations of the ancient Near East by Jack M. SassonCall Number: A&T REF DS557 .C55 1995ISBN: 0684192799
- Title The Dictionary of national biography : the concise dictionaryCall Number: A&T REF DA28 .D56 v.2, 1982ISBN: 0198653034
- Chronology of the expanding world by Neville WilliamsCall Number: A&T REF D209 .W59 1994ISBN: 0133264068
- Chronology of the modern world, 1763 to 1992 by Neville WilliamsCall Number: A&T REF D209 .W59 1994bISBN: 0133266958
- Dictionary of American biographyCall Number: A&T REF E176 .D56 Index
- Dictionary of American Negro biography by Rayford W. Logan and Michael R. WinstonCall Number: A&T READY REF E185.96 .D53 1982ISBN: 0393015130
- A dictionary of first names by Patrick Hanks and Flavia HodgesCall Number: A&T REF CS2367 .H32 1990ISBN: 0192116517
- Great debates in American history by Marion Mills MillerCall Number: A&T REF E173 .M6.4 1970ISBN: 0810803860
- Great lives from history. Ancient and medieval series by Frank N. MagillCall Number: A&T REF CT113 .G74 1988ISBN: 0893565458
- Great lives from history. Renaissance to 1900 series by Frank N. MagillCall Number: A&T REF CT104 .G68 1989ISBN: 0893565512
- Great lives from history. Twentieth century series by Frank N. MagillCall Number: A&T REF CT120 .G69 1990ISBN: 0893565652
- Great Negroes, past and present by Russell L. AdamsCall Number: A&T REF E185.96 .A4 1964
- The historical and cultural atlas of African Americans by Molefi K. AsanteCall Number: A&T REF E185 .A8 1991ISBN: 0028970217
- Historical dictionary of the Progressive Era by John D. Buenker and Edward R. KantowiczCall Number: A&T REF E661 .H6 1988ISBN: 0313243093
- The microbook library of American civilizationCall Number: A&T REF Z1236 .L5 1971
- Who was who in AmericaCall Number: A&T REF E176 .W64

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