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Native American & Indigenous Studies Research: Find Books

Describing Native Peoples

Native communities around the world can be described using a variety of terms. Consider the following list as you begin a search. You will want to be intentional about how best to describe a particular native community.   

  • Native Americans
  • American Indians
  • Tribal names (i.e. Sioux, Pueblo, Sami) 
  • Indians
  • Native peoples 
  • First Nations
  • First peoples
  • Indigenous peoples

Find a Book on the Shelves

To find a print book, first identify the correct section of the library by checking the location of the book. Most books are in the "Main Collection" which is on the 3rd floor.

Reading LC Call Numbers

Books sorted in correct order by call number. The book described in the text below has call number N66 .B634 1999

  • N - describes the subject area: read in alphabetical order
  • 66 -  describes the topic: read as a whole number
  • .B634 - describes the author's last name: read in alphabetical order, then the number as a decimal
  • 1999  - date of publication: read in chronological order

If you are unable to locate the book or the book is missing, ask for help at the Circulation Desk.

Search for Books!

Use the Kraemer Library Catalog to find books, ebooks, DVDs, streaming movies, CDs, and streaming music owned by the library. You cannot find articles in the catalog! Need articles for your assignment? Search in a database.

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Is our copy of a book checked out? Not enough books about your research topic at UCCS?

Use Prospector to search the catalogs of other libraries in Colorado! If an item you want is available, place a request and it will be delivered to Kraemer Family Library. You'll get an email when the item arrives.

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Ebooks & Streaming Movies

To access an ebook or streaming movie, you need to use the link to view the eBook or streaming film above the Location, Call # and Status information inside the item's full record.

the view eBook link in a catalog record is above the information about the location, call number, and status

If you are off campus, you will be asked to enter your UCCS username and password.

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