American Studies

Subject Guide

Specific requirements for earning the American Studies major at Oglethorpe University can be found on the department website.


Books in the Oglethorpe Library are arranged according to the Library of Congress classification system. Books on American Studies can be found under various call numbers depending on the specific subject desired. Check the library catalog or look under the appropriate Library of Congress heading, as seen on their website.

Be sure to check the Reference Books section located near the computers on the main floor for encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other general information resources.

Databases (Accessed through GALILEO)

Other relevant databases can be found in the guides for the specific subjects.


Journals can be found according to the specific subject desired.




Last Updated: June 5, 2009