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HIS 222, South: Books/ eBooks / DVDs

Pittsburgh: Past, Present and Future

Searching in CCAC Library Online Catalog

When searching for books, eBooks, or media items about Pittsburgh in CCAC Library's online catalog, you can search by using either a "words or phrase" (keyword) search or a "subject" search.   With a "words or phrase" search, you will get more results, but some may not apply to what you are looking for.   A "subject" search usually gives you the most relevant results.

Now enter your search terms in the search box.   There are many search terms you can use in order to find a variety of books, eBooks, and media items about your topic.  

CCAC Catalog Search

Library Catalog Search for books and movies in CCAC's libraries. We also have an advanced search screen.

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Use the "Place Hold" feature to have items owned by another campus sent to your campus. This process can take 3 or 4 business days. Show me how

EBSCO eBooks

EBSCO eBooks

eBooks can be searched in either the CCAC Library online catalog or directly from Ebscohost.  This collection features over 65,000 complete titles and covers a broad range of subject areas.

To access from Ebscohost, click the link below or the eBooks image above.

Suggested Reference Books for this Assignment

Book/eBook Suggestions

The following are just a few of the many books and ebooks available via the CCAC Library online catalog, pertaining to Pittsburgh history.

(Note: Most of the following book / ebook suggestions and with most of the books you will be searching for will be listed under the following Library of Congress subject call letters:  F and E.)

Sampling of eBooks:

  Guns at the Forks


   Steel Workers


The River Ran Red: Homestead 1892

Sampling of Books:

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