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Suggested Search Terms

Search by names, places, events, or eras.


Books and DVDs

Visit our Online Catalog to find printed books and DVDs in the library. 

Type in your keywords or pick author or title or subject from the drop-down list, and get a list of titles. Click Availability to see which campus has the item, which collection it is in, and if the item is available for check out. The call number tells you where the item is located on the shelf. 


Databases* (Online Articles, Streaming Videos, Online Resources) 

Academic OneFile

In addition to using search terms in a keyword search, Academic OneFile lets you search in a way that gives you a good overview of the amount of articles on a certain subject.  For example: click on Subject Guide Search bar and enter history to auto populate appropriate search terms.  Click on the link for Subdivisions to find articles on specific topics within the overall subjects related to the environment.



Access journal articles by entering your keyword(s) into the Search box. OmniFile also lets you search by subject. Click the Advanced Search link and select SU Subject from the drop-down Select a Field (optional) menu to the right of the search box.


Films on Demand

Find full length streaming video by entering a keyword in the Search box. Under Browse Subjects on the main page, you can find the subject History.


The American Mosaic databases contain articles on people, events, history and culture of African Americans, American Indians, and Latinos.    


Issues and Controversies in American History

Search by keyword. You can search the Subject Index for issues in history and you can search by era under the Era Index.



American Mosaic eBooks 

Under Legacy view, search eBooks by keyword under Quick Search. Click on Subject Category to find American History or World History.


eBook Collection (EBSCO)

A growing collection of books covering a wide range of topics. Search by keyword, or click History under Browse by Category.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Complete, full-text eBooks covering most topics including subject-specific encyclopedias. Search by keyword, or select History from the Subject list. 


Salem History eBook Collection

Browse the History Subject for decades, great events, great lives, and more.


Magazines  (can circulate after 2 months)

History Today

History Today is an illustrated history magazine covering all types and periods of history.


Journal of Arizona History

The Journal of Arizona History features articles on state and region history, photo essay, and critical book reviews.


National Geographic

National Geographic is a global magazine known for its high-quality photojournalism with articles about geography, history, and world culture.



Arizona Past

Az.gov shares links to historical websites, documents, and databases, including Arizona Photograph Collections, the State Library Archives, Historical Records Database and more.



Watch history shows, browse historical articles by topic, and see what happened on this day in history.


*Databases and eBooks are available only to CAC students, faculty and staff. For this reason, authorized users who are off-campus must log in through Blackboard to access online journal articles and eBooks. If you are an authorized user and are prompted for a password, please click here to get to Blackboard. In Blackboard, select 'CAC Library Resources,' then select 'All Articles and eBooks.' You should then be able to use the database you would like to access. The online catalog and the web sites do not require log-in; anyone can use them.


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