If you want to browse the shelves to find a book, try these call number sections:
For Washington: F 886 - F 899
For Seattle: F 899 .S4
For Oregon: F 871 - F 884
All three sections are on the Second Level.
Subject Headings are short phrases that describe what a book is about.
There are two main ways to use Subject Headings when searching.
The first way is to begin your search by choosing the "in subject" dropdown and putting a heading term in the search box:
The second way is to examine the Subject Headings attached to a book already found. Use the Details tab to see more about the book, including the Subject Headings. Clicking on a heading will give a new results list of books that have that same heading:
Some good Subject Headings to use when searching for books about the Pacific Northwest include:
Pacific Northwest history
Washington (state) history
Portland (Or.) history