Library Course Assessment for
History 3XX - 4XX
May 28, 2004

HIST 3xx Global Histories
HIST 3xx State and Society in Early Modern Europe
HIST 4xx Race in the Americas
HIST 4xx Problems in Modern German History
HIST 4xx Catholicism in Early Modern Europe
Bibliographic Tools
Total Cost

HIST 3xx Global Histories

This is the Library’s assessment of HIST 3XX Global Histories. This elective course will first be offered in 2004-03 and once a year thereafter with an expected enrollment of 40 students.

Monographs

The SFU Library's book collection was assessed using Library of Congress subject headings for the topics covered by this course. Related subject headings and SFU holdings are listed below.

Capitalism - History 87
Colonies 111
Colonization 43
Decolonization 34
Geopolitics 78
Global economy 18
Imperialism - History 58
Pirates 40
Postcolonialism 77
Sugar trade 10
World history 234

The Library is collecting actively in this area. The Library has adequate monograph holdings overall, but there is one book on the course reading list that is not in the Library collection and should be acquired.

Worlds together, worlds apart / R.Tignor et al. Norton, 2002. 0-393-97746-3 $80. This acquisition can be made using funds from the Library's existing collection budget.

Films

There is one film on the course outline that is not in the Library collection and should be acquired.

Cabeza de Vaca $22 covered by SFU’s feature film license for PPR. This acquisition can be made using funds from the Library's existing collection budget.

Serials

The following journals held at the SFU Library will provide useful material for students in this course. Many other history journals will also supply relevant readings.

Comparative studies in society and history
English historical review
French colonial history
International history review
International migration review
Journal of African history
Journal of colonialism and colonial history
Journal of modern history
Journal of historical sociology
Journal of Pacific history
Journal of world history
Journal of world systems research
Third world quarterly

The Library has adequate serial holdings to support this course.

HIST 3xx State and Society in Early Modern Europe

This is the Library's assessment for Hist 3xx State and Society in Early Modern Europe. This elective course represents a merging of Hist 318 and Hist 331. It will first be offered in 2005-3.

Library Holdings

The course outline included a 56-page bibliography of materials including primary sources, secondary sources and journals, all of which is held in the SFU Library.  

The Library has adequate holdings to support this course.  

HIST 4xx Race in the Americas

This is the Library's assessment for Hist 4xx Race in the Americas. This elective course will be offered once per year with an expected enrollment of 30 students.

Monographs

The course outline included a reading list of 124 books, all of which are held in the SFU Library. The Library has adequate monograph holdings to support this course.

Serials

The following journals, held at the SFU Library, will provide useful articles for students in this course.

American historical review
The Americas
American anthropologist
The Black scholar
Bulletin of Latin American research
Colonial Latin American review
Ethnohistory
Hispanic American historical review
Histórica
Journal of American ethnic history
Journal of Latin American studies
Latin American politics and society
Latin American research review

The Library has adequate serial holdings to support this course.

HIST 4xx Problems in Modern German History

Library Holdings

The course outline reading list included list of more than 135 books, and dozens of journal articles, all of which are held in the SFU Library.  

There is one film on the course outline that is not held in the SFU Library, and should be acquired for the collection.

Council of the gods 105 mins., 1950 $80 covered by the Library's feature film license. This acquisition can be made using funds from the Library's existing collection budget.

The Library has adequate holdings to support this course.

HIST 4xx Catholicism in Early Modern Europe

This is the Library's assessment for Hist 4xx Catholicism in Early Modern Europe. This elective course will first be offered in 2005-2.

Library Holdings

The course outline included a 9-page bibliography of materials including reference sources, books in the circulating collection, and journals, all of which are held in the SFU Library.  

The Library has adequate holdings to support this course.  

Bibliographic Tools

The primary bibliographic tools for all of the courses listed above will be Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life, both provided by library license. Supplementary tools, such as the Humanities and Social Sciences Index, Sociological Abstracts, Project Muse Search and Web of Science may also prove useful.

Total cost: there are no new library costs associated with these courses.

Note:  The materials required for these courses are located in the WAC Bennett Library on the Burnaby campus.  This assessment is based on the assumption that the courses will be offered at SFU’s Burnaby campus.  If the courses were to be offered at SFU Surrey or Harbour Centre, or an off-campus courses, additional Library costs would be incurred.

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Last revised: 2015-07-03