SURVEY TEXTBOOKS WITH SOURCE READERS INCLUDED
SURVEY TEXTBOOK SUPPLEMENTS OR REPLACEMENTS FROM THE LIBRARY
Concise, level-appropriate topic overviews from academic encyclopedias and other reference works can provide excellent supplements or replacements to textbook chapters. This content is free to students because it has already been purchased or licensed by the SHSU Library.
If you don't like the way your preferred textbook addresses one topic, a substitute can replace that chapter. Or a full array of content selections can be custom-curated to fit your syllabus in place of an off-the-shelf textbook.
Need help? Your subject librarian can help to curate appropriate content that fits your syllabus and course goals.
SOURCE READER SUPPLEMENTS OR REPLACEMENTS FROM THE LIBRARY
In addition to individual "readers" or documentary histories on specific topics, the library holds the following series, which present large quantities of primary source documents. This content is free to students because it has already been purchased or licensed by the SHSU Library.
Many volumes are available in electronic format for easy integration into Blackboard. To use source documents from print volumes, contact the library about Electronic Reserves.
The library also provides access to numerous digital archives which contain primary-source material on many periods and topics.