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Native American History and Culture

This guide provides links to the most useful databases, electronic and print resources for researching the history and culture of Native Americans including Native American authors and artists.

Good guides to secondary sources on “Indians of North America”

How to Read a Library of Congress Call Number

Video courtesy of the University of Arkansas Libraries

Interlibrary Loan

Can't find a book in our collection or need a chapter or article scanned from a book in our collection? Use Interlibrary Loan to locate a book outside the Hesburgh Libraries collection and Document Delivery for scans.

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Book Search Tips

Check the location, availability and call number before heading to the shelf
Not sure how to read a call number? Learn more by watching the video in the box to the left.
Books are organized by subject, so take time to browse the shelves. You might find something useful you didn't see in the catalog.
Get books from other Hesburgh branch locations or place a hold with the request service.