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History: U.S., Western, & Utah: Books and Media

This guide is to help users access credible resources in U.S., Western and local History.

Books, Textbooks, & InterLibrary Loan

  • Library Catalog   
    Finds print books & other items in our libraries at all locations including "reserve" (textbooks at front desks).
  • Search Electronic Reserve:     
    Access to electronic reserve materials for classes.
  • Inter-library Loan (ILLiad page) 
    If the library doesn't have what you need, try using the ILL service. You may borrow items from other libraries, even those that are out of state. This link above goes to Illiad, where you can sign up if you do not have an account.  Here are guidelines.
  • Request form is like this (but larger).
       ILLiad request form

Subject Headings to Use

Most items can be found using a combination of United States and History.

American History books are mostly located in the general area of Dewey number 973, which are almost at the East side of the Markosian library, upstairs on the top floor.

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Hard Road West book

Hard Road West: History and Geology along the Gold Rush Trail by Keith H. Meldahl.  Get it at:  978.02 M482H in the General Collection at Redwood Campus Library

Subject Guide

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Jamie Dwyer
Markosian Library,
Taylorsville-Redwood Campus
4600 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84123