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History 3010: Historical Methodology: Library Catalogs

Library guide for History 3010: Historical Methodology (Prof. Zmora, spring 2020)

HamCat Search



Examples of Library of Congress (LC) Subjects

  (e.g., Great Britain -- History)
  (e.g., Depressions -- 1929)
  (e.g., Stanton, Elizabeth Cady)
Time periods
  (e.g., Eighteenth century;

For methods use:
History -- Methodology
History -- Research
History -- Study and teaching

For primary resources try the following subdivisions:
personal narratives

WorldCat Search >>


CLICsearch is the shared library catalog of Cooperating Libraries in Consortium (CLIC), which includes the following member institutitions:

  • Bethel University
  • Concordia University (St. Paul)
  • Hamline University
  • University of Northwestern, St. Paul
  • St. Catherine University
  • University of St. Thomas

Use CLICsearch to search for books, DVDs and streaming videos, and journals available at Hamline University and/or the other MnPALS Partner Libraries. You can use the "request" feature in CLICsearch to get materials from other MnPALS Partner Libraries delivered to Bush Library for pick-up.

- Search by keyword or Library of Congress (LC) subject headings (in the browse section) when you want to search by topic

- Search by title or author if you are searching for a known item (e.g., you are looking for a specific author or book)


MNCAT is the library catalog for the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campuses.

Gale Family Library at the MN Historical Society

Gale Family Library "Collecting since 1849, the Minnesota Historical Society Library is the world's premier library for research about Minnesota's people, places, history, and culture."

Information about WorldCat Local

The closest thing to searching all the libraries in the world in one search. Worldcat Local allows you to search more than 26,000 libraries and museums in over 85 countries. Our version of Worldcat is customized to highlight items at Hamline, so our items are displayed first. After that, items are displayed in the following order: held by a CLIC library, held in the MINITEX service region (MN, ND, SD), the rest of the U.S. and the world.
Items not available at Hamline or from a CLIC library can be requested via InterLibrary Loan.