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The Hulbert Taft, Jr. Library

U. S. History: Native Americans: Books / eBooks

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What is RhinoCat?

RhinoCat is the Library's automated catalog of books, ebooks, DVDs, and other library materials. A keyword search using a broad term will yield the most hits. 

TIP: When you identify a book in RhinoCat that looks useful, click on the book title to open the book's full record, scroll down and click on Browse shelf to find more potential books for your project. 

Books on Reserve

Click here for the list of books on Reserve

Reserve books must be signed out and are for use IN THE LIBRARY ONLY for duration of project.

Citation tip: Choose Print or In Hand and then Book. See more details below.


Citation tip: choose Database and then Book. See more details below.

American Indian removal and the trail to Wounded Knee / Kevin Hillstrom, Laurie Hillstrom et al.

Apache reservation: indigenous peoples and the American state / Richard John Perry

Bureau of Indian Affairs / Donald Lee Fixico

Columbia guide to American Indians of the Great Plains / Loretta Fowler 

The great father: the United States government and the American Indians / Francis Paul Prucha

The Indian frontier, 1846-1890 / Robert M. Utley

Legends of American Indian resistance / Edward J. Reilly

Oxford handbook of American Indian history / ed. by Frederick E. Hoxie



NoodleTools Citation Tips

To cite a book, choose the option that best describes where you found your source: 

  • Database = a Taft Subscription Database such as an electronic book found in Gale eBooks or American History Online.
    • Choose Book.
    • Provide the permanent URL for the book (look for terms such as permalink, "Get link", Cite).
    • Provide the name of the database, using the pull-down menu).
    • Complete information about the book (author, title, publication place, publisher, and publication date).
  • Print or In Hand = a book in the Reserve collection behind the main desk or found upstairs in the Main collection.
    • Choose Book.
    • Using information in the book or in the book's record in RhinoCat, enter author, title, publication place, publisher, and publication date.

Note: Books can also be cited in NoodleTools using the ISBN (International Standard Book Number) whether found in a database or in print.