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HST 301: Graduate Historiography (Fall 2017)

Selected Catalogs

UVM's Special Collections

UVM's Special Collections includes rare books and manuscripts with a particular focus on Vermont history (although it covers many subject areas).

Terminology

Library Catalogs (such as the UVM Library Catalog or WorldCat) use predefined terms to describe common content types. Among the most commonly used terms are:

  • Archives
  • Bibliography
  • Dictionaries
  • Encyclopedias
  • Periodicals
  • Sources

For best results use one of these terms and search for it as part of the SUBJECT.

Other terms that can also be helpful

  • Handbook
  • Guide
  • Companion

More Useful Terms

Library Catalogs (such as the UVM Library Catalog or WorldCat) use predefined terms to describe primary sources. Among the most commonly used terms are:

  • Correspondence
  • Description and Travel
  • Diaries
  • Documents
  • Interviews
  • Letters
  • Personal Narratives
  • Sources

For best results use one of these terms and search for it as part of the SUBJECT.