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Public History: Books

Call Numbers

Most books on Public history are found in the book stacks under C on the 4th floor.

Books in the Catalog

Books not at UWF - ILL

If you need a book that is not available at UWF, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan.  Most books are received in about 2 weeks, and you will notified when they are available for you to pick up at the Reference desk.

To identify books on your topic that UWF doesn't own, try searching WorldCat, a catalog of materials at universities, community colleges, public libraries, and other library agencies throughout the United States and internationally.

For more information, watch this brief InterLibrary Loan video.

Background Sources

The following print sources are located in the Reference collection on the first floor. Additional titles can be identified by searching the library catalog. There are also over 500 reference titles available in CREDO, our online reference database.

Reference Guides and Bibliographies

A Bibliography of West Florida. 3 vols. (Ref. Z 1272 .W4 S47 1982)

The Craft of Public History. 1983. (D 13.5 U6 C74)

Florida Records Management, Retention & Disposal, Official State Guidelines

Genealogical Research in the National Archives

Guide to the Records of the Florida State Archives. (Ref CD 3174 .G85 1988)

Keyguide to Information Sources in Museum Studies. (Ref. AM 5 .W66 1994)

The Museum: A Reference Guide. (Ref. AM5 .M8 1990)

National Council on Public History

Oral History Association

Oral History: From Tape to Type. 1978. (Book Stacks D 16.14 D38)

Sources of Information for Historical Research. (Ref. D 20 .S55 1994)

U.S. Military Records: A Guide to Federal and State Sources, Colonial America to the Present. (Ref. E181 .N4 1994)

Yale University Library: Using Manuscripts and Archives: A Tutorial


American Library Directory. 2 vols. Annual. (Ref. Z 731 .A53)

Archives and Manuscript Collections

Corporate Information

Directory of Corporate Archives in the United States and Canada

Directory of Historical Resources

International Directory of Company Histories. 1988- (Ref. HD 2721 .D36 1988)

National Contact Center

The Official Museum Directory. 2 vols. (Ref. AM 10.A2 O4 2000)

Research Centers Directory. 2 vols. (Ref. AS 25 .D5 2000)

Virtual Library Museums Pages

Handbooks and Yearbooks

The Almanac of American Politic. 1972-76, 1980- (Ref. JK 1010 .A6)

Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook. 2 vols. 1999. (Ref HE 8689 .B77)

Congressional Quarterly Almanac. 1948- (Ref. JK 1.C66)

Facts on File Yearbook. 1941- (Ref. D 410 .F3)

Florida Almanac. 1980- (Ref. F 311 .F65)

International Motion Picture Almanac. 1991- (Ref. PN 1993.3 I55)

Preservation Leaflets

World Almanac and Book of Facts. Annual. 1923- (Ref. AY 67 N5 W7) & Emerald Coast Library