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Native American History - 3723 (Navajo Project): Books

Library Accounts

To check out items at NSU Libraries, the Information Desk is located on the 1st floor, north entrance of the John Vaughan Library. Information Desk contact phone number is 918-444-3235.

Loan Periods for check out items:

  • Three Weeks - for items from the Main Collection, Y Collection, Government Publications, and Curriculum Materials
  • One Week - for Audio Visual items (CDs or DVDs)
  • Library Use only - Periodicals, Newspapers, Magazines, and Reference materials
  • Special Collections items are non-circulating and must be used in Special Collections
  • Reserve Collection - Varies (check with the Information Desk for specifics)

Number of items that can be checked out at one time:

  • Undergraduate Students: 15
  • Graduate Students: 50

Print Limits:

Students are provided a 100 page print limit in the library at the start of each semester. Any additional pages can be purchased at the Information Desk. For additional information about borrowing, renewals, returns, and services, check out the Circulation link below.


Tip: When searching for information on topics in the database, EBSCOhost eBook Collection, use keywords or phrases. Be sure to enclose phrases inside quotation marks if you wish to keep the two terms together. The letters are not case sensitive.

  • cherokee indians
  • ​cherokee history
  • Five civilized tribes
  • indians of north america 
  • creek indians
  • navajo indians
  • oklahoma historyIndian united states history
  • native americans history

Library Books

Use the Library Discovery system (link below) to search for books by keyword, title, author, or by using the subject search option. 

Example search terms:

  • off-reservation boarding schools united states history
  • indian children education
  • indian youth education united states
  • ​navajo indians history
  • navajo indians united states history
  • indians of north america education
  • ​navajo indians biography
  • navajo indians AND ethnic identity
  • navajo indians  AND religion
  • oklahoma history
  • cherokee indians and history
  • indians of north america
  • native americans history
  • native american history AND 19th century OR 20th century

For additional tips and information about book searching see the Book Searching tab in this guide. 


For additional book titles not owned by NSU Libraries search the WorldCat databases. The WorldCat databases will locate items (books and more) from other libraries as well as items owned by the NSU Libraries.