To find books at Foothill Library go to the Library Catalog or use the search box below. You can conduct a keyword search, a title search, an author search, or a subject search. Try a search using one of the subject phrases listed below to find information on a specific area of U. S. History.
The Foothill Library book collection is organized by subject using Library of Congress call numbers. Call numbers provide an exact location for each book in the library. They are listed in the book's catalog record and display on the spine of the book. Books on United States History are found mainly in Stack Sections D, E and F.
Use the following general call number ranges to browse the shelves.
17th and 18th Centuries
If you need help, visit the Reference Desk at Foothill Library. Reference librarians will be there to help you! You can also submit a question by E-MAIL 24/7.
Conducting a subject search using certain terms will steer your search to books focusing on a specific area of United States History.
• Civil Rights United States
• Frontier and Pioneer Life
• Presidents United States
• September 11 Terrorist Attacks
• United States Economic Conditions
• United States History Colonial Period
• United States History Revolution,
• United States History Civil War,
• United States Politics and
• United States Social Conditions
• United States Vietnam War,
• World War, 1914-1918
• World War, 1939-1945
Foothill Library has over 120,000 eBooks available for you to use. Click on e-Books on the library home page to access Foothill's eBook Academic Collection or search the Library Catalog to find eBooks on your topic. The Library Catalog will list all the books the library owns, but you can limit your results to eBooks. Below are examples of e-Books listed in the Library Catalog. Clicking on a book below will take you to its URL that links to the electronic version of the book.