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U.S. History

This U.S. history guide focuses on information resources best suited for meeting the research needs of Oakton Community College students and faculty.

Suggested search terms

When searching the Oakton library catalog or I-Share, United States History is the basic subject heading for this topic.  Narrow down the large list of results by using the suggestions on screen or by adding additional search terms in your initial search. 

For example:

  • United States History and Religion
  • United States History and Minorities
  • United States History and Indians of North America

Searching for books in the Library's Catalog

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Search over 100,000 books in the Library's Catalog and books from 127 Illinois college and university libraries in the I-Share Catalog.

Selected books from the Library's catalog

You can find additional lists of great books under some of the U.S. History research guide tabs shown above.