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HST 110: Great American Inventors and Inventions (Anderson, Fall 2017): Find Books

Suggested Search Terms

Use the following search terms to find books on American inventors and inventions:

  • Inventions -- United States
  • Inventors -- United States
  • Biography or autobiography
  • "African-American inventors"
  • "women inventors"

Below are some general books on famous American inventors - these can help you get some ideas of inventors or inventions to focus your research on.

How do I search for books?

You can search for books (print and electronic) using our MSU Library Catalog. Keep in mind that the catalog searches all of the holdings at the MSU Main Library, as well as branch libraries (like the Business Library) and the Library of Michigan.

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Library Catalog Tips (Find Books!)

Use these library catalog tips to find the best books for your project.

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Sarah Klimek
U.S. History Librarian
(517) 884-7435
Michigan State University