In addition to electronic reference books, you can find print reference books in the Reference Room, Floor 2, Gorgas Library.
World History, Call Number: D
American History, Call Number E
Latin American and Alabama History, Call Number F
Print Books at UA:
Scout--searches for books as well as articles and other materials. To limit your search to books, click into "Advanced Search" and checkmark the "Catalog only" option before searching.
Libraries' Catalog--gives the call numbers and locations of books in Gorgas and most of the other University Libraries. Select "Advanced Search" for the most effective searches.
Libraries' Catalog--searches for ebooks in the UA Libraries' databases and ebook packages, including Sabin Americana, Early English Books Online, Eighteenth Century Collections Online, and more. Ebooks have the designation [eelctronic resource] in the results list.
Google Books--find citations to thousands of online books. Some charge a fee, but others are fully available online for free.
--a group of over 50 libraries offer this ebook collection.
Internet Archive--increasingly one of the best sources of ebooks.
***Google's main search page searches some, but not all, of the contents of Google Books, Hathi, and Internet Archive.
Historians find some of their best books by browsing the shelves. Open the document below for a guide to browsing the Gorgas Library for history books: