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Resource Guide:

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
EugenicsHQ 750-755.5
Eugenics, SterilizationKF 3832

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Eugenics
  • Malthusianism
  • Involuntary Sterilization
  • Euguenics — Government policy — Germany — History — 20th century
  • Eugenics — History
  • Eugenics — History — United States
  • Eugenics — Legislation and jurisprudence — United States
  • Sterilization, Eugenic

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
A century of eugenics in America : from the Indiana experiment to the human genome eraHQ 755.5 .U5 C46 2010
Biology and ideology from Descartes to DawkinsQH 331 .B477 2010
Popular eugenics : national efficiency and American mass culture in the 1930sHQ 755.5 .U5 P66 2006
Is human nature obsolete? genetics, bioengineering, and the future of the human conditione-Book
Preaching eugenics : religious leaders and the American eugenics movementHQ 755.5 .U5 R67 2003
War against the weak : eugenics and America’s campaign to create a master raceHQ 755.5 .U5 B53 2003
The unfit: a history of a bad ideae-Book
Science in the Third Reiche-Book
Modernism and eugenics Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, and the culture of degeneratione-Book
From chance to choice : genetics and justiceQH 431 .F8765 2000
The Lynchburg storyDVD HQ 755.5 Lynchburg

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Eugenics Quarterly
  • Eugenics Review
  • The Journal of Heredity
  • Nature Reviews Genetics
  • The American Journal of Bioethics
  • Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.