Use WorldCat to find books in other libraries throughout the U.S and the world. Click on the "Send request to ILLiad" button in the record(s) of any book(s) you wish to order.
Using reference books such as encyclopedias and historical dictionaries is an excellent way to begin your research. Encyclopedia and historical dictionary articles provide broad overviews of topics, critical questions and issues about topics, and bibliographies.
Search the USD Library Catalog for reference works. For example, enter United States History Encyclopedias as a subject search and browse the results.
Also, see the Research Gateway and filter by History. See the various e-reference works in the list.