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a general guide for the broad subject of history

Books, E-Books & Book Reviews


If Penn State does not have what you want, see information about obtaining;materials from other libraries in the Interlibrary Loan FAQ.


Many historical books have been scanned and are available online. 

Library E-Book databases with historical content

Book Reviews

Lionsearch covers many full-text journals that contain book reviews. Use the Content Type option to limit your results to book reviews.

Many scholarly History Databases include book reviews for the fields they cover. See the Top Picks and Scholarly History Databases tabs on this guide.