World History: Find Books

This guide will help students find authoritative library and online resources for the subject of world history.

Where to Find World History Books in the Library

The Columbus campus library shelves books by the Dewey Decimal system. Most of the history books are located within the 900's call number range. Below are listed selected places to browse for world history books.

900 History & geography

903 Dictionaries & encyclopedias

909 World history

911 Historical geography

912 Atlases, maps, charts & plans

World History Subject Headings

While keyword searching is a good way to get introduced to a topic, searching by subject heading is a good way to find much more precise and on target information on a given topic. Below are some suggestions on world history subject headings to explore:

World History

History, Ancient

World History -- Encyclopedias

Catalog Search

CS Library

Use the Columbus State library catalog to search for books, journals, eBooks, and audio-visual materials owned by Columbus State Community College.

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OhioLINK Catalog Search


Still can't find what you're looking for? Try OhioLINK. Use your name and Cougar ID to request items be delivered to the Columbus State Community College library.


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