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Madison Area Technical College Libraries Research Guide: British History

Books: European History

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Most European History books will be located in the 900's of the Madison Area Technical College Libraries.

Sample subject headings: Renaissance, Civilization, Medieval, Europe History 15th Century, France History, 17th Century England. Atlases are available in both the reference and circulating collections of the library.

Some books may be on Reserve at the library help desk.

For course reading lists, check the tabs at the top of the page.

Quick Search of the online catalog:

Other Library catalogs and Interlibrary Loans (ILL)

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InterLibrary Loan

Our librarians will help try to obtain either books or articles from other libraries for students, staff or faculty.


Reference books may be useful for biographical sketches or background information about a topic. A couple examples are listed below:


A number of atlases can be found in the Library Online Catalog including cultural and history atlases of specific areas of the world. Some are in the reference section, and some can be checked out. Here's a few examples:

History Research Guides

Library Research Databases

Use academic databases to find articles from scholarly and history journals. Full-text titles include academic history journals such as History, Central European History, Journal of Military History, History Today, History Review, Journal of Modern History, and many more. Choose the Academic Journals and peer reviewed limiters when appropriate.

Access from home or work is available for these databases; login with your Madson Area Technical College username and password.

TLS: Time Literary Supplement

We subscribe to TLS. Ask a librarian for more information.

Newspapers: Research Databases and Websites

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Subject Guide


Search for library access to a particular magazine, journal, or newspaper in print or online by library subject headings:


British History QR Code

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