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Find Books in JumboSearch

Want to discover the books that Tisch Library has on your topic?  Try searching for your topic in JumboSearch, which simultaneously searches across all of the library's resources, including both print and eBooks. After you've searched for your topic, use the resource type limiter on the left side of the page to select Books.

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Serendipity in the Stacks: Browse by Call Number

One of the best ways to discover the perfect source for your project is to browse the library stacks by call number range. Each call number range represents a particular subject and all of the books on the same topic will be located in the same general area on the shelves. So if you want a book on the history of Spain, go to the call number range beginning with DP1 to see what we have!

 LC Call Number


 D 1-2017

 History (General)

 D (204)-(475)

 Modern history, 1453­-

 D 410-(475)

 20th Century

 D 880-888

 Developing countries

 D 900-2009

 Europe (General

 DA 1-995

 History of Great Britain

 DAW 1001-1051

 History of Central Europe

 DB 1-3150

 History of Austria. Liechtenstein. Hungary. Czechoslovakia

 DC 1-947

 History of France

 DD 1-(905)

 History of Germany

 DE 1-100

 History of the Greco-Roman world

 DF 10-951

 History of Greece

 DG 11-999

 History of Italy

 DH 1-925

 History of Low Countries. Benelux Countries

 DJ 1-(500)

 History of Netherlands (Holland)

 DJK 1-77

 History of Eastern Europe (General)

 DK 1-949.5

 History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics

 DL 1-1180

 History of Northern Europe. Scandinavia

 DP 1-402

 History of Spain

 DQ 1-851

 History of Switzerland

 DR 1-2285

 History of Balkan Peninsula

 DS 1-937

 History of Asia

 DT 1-3415

 History of Africa

 DU 1-950

 History of Oceania (South Seas)

 DX 101-301

 History of Romanies

 E 11-143


 E 151-889

 United States

 F 1-975

 United States local history

 F 1-105

 New England

 F 106-205

 Atlantic coast. Middle Atlantic States

 F 206-295

 The South. South Atlantic States

 F 296-395

 Gulf States. West Florida

 F 396-475

 Old Southwest. Lower Mississippi Valley

 F 476-590

 Old Northwest. Northwest Territory

 F 590.3-705

 The West. Trans-Mississippi Region. Great Plains

 F 721-785

 Rocky Mountains. Yellowstone National Park

 F 786-850

 New Southwest. Colorado River, Canyon, and Valley

 F 850.5-951

 Pacific States

 F 975

 Central American, West Indian, and other countries protected by and having close political affiliations with the United States (General)

 F 1001-1145.2

 British America

 F 1170

 French America

 F 1201-3799

 Latin America. Spanish America

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Do you need a book that Tufts doesn't have?

To locate books in other libraries when we either don't own them or our copy is checked out, use BLC WorldCat. Once you've found the book you want, use the BLC request form or ILLiad to request the book be delivered to Tisch.  The book will be delivered to the Tisch Library circulation desk, within 2 to 5 days, and you will be notified via email on its arrival. There is no charge for this service.

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