University Library, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36688-0002


USA's SOUTHcat Catalog--Reference and circulating books, government documents, and audio-visuals and electronic books. "History," "Bookbag," "Hold/Recall", "My Account." Can set limits by language. Use ? for truncation in keyword searching.

NetLibrary. Though "Electronic Books" link on the homepage or through the USA SOUTHcat Catalog.
ACLS Humanities E-Book--careful selection of 1500 full-text humanities (mostly history) books online. Same access as above. catalog of 100s of libraries combined. Not full-text. Use it for the broadest book search possible. Identification of other libraries' holdings and a link to our ILL.
Google Books Project-- Some out-of-copyright (old) full-text, downloadable books; many still protected with 'limited preview' or snippets available. Excellent way to find fulltext primary documents prior to about 1923 (out-of-copyright).


The following can be found on the Articles, Indexes, and Databases page unless otherwise stated. For most of the following use "quotes around phrases" and an asterisk * for truncation.

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