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Tips for Finding Books

1. Note the call number for any title you would like to find, e.g. QR188 .C47 2010.

2. Consult a Library Map to determine the location of the title

Did You Know? The majority of our collections are organized according to the Library of Congress Classification system.

The Carlson Health Sciences Library and the Blaisdell Medical Library use a different system developed by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, the NLM Classification.


    Relevant Titles

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    Encyclopedia of American Studies - American Studies Association  Icon
    ISBN: 0717292223
    Publication Date: 2010

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    Encyclopedia of Transportation - Mark Garrett (Editor)
    Call Number: Phy Sci Engr Library Reference HE141 .E534 2014 (Lib Use Only)
    ISBN: 9781452267791
    Publication Date: 2014
    This four-volume reference work explores the topic of transportation across multiple disciplines within the social sciences and related areas, including geography, public policy, business, and economics.

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    Empire of the Air - Jenifer Van Vleck  Icon
    ISBN: 9780674050945
    Publication Date: 2013
    Discusses the central role commercial aviation played in the United States' rise to global preeminence in the twentieth century.


    Book Search


    Use the Harvest UC Davis Catalog to search the University Library's collections.

    A. Search by SUBJECT

    TIP:   you can incorporate the names of specific countries, e.g. Australia, Chile, into your seach strategy, e.g. foreign study china

    B. Search by KEYWORD:



    • "higher education" and "cross cultural studies"
    • "study abroad"

    • bicycles and history
    • railroads and "social aspects"

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