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History Research Guide: Overview

How to use this guide

How to use this guide to start your history research: 

  • Find secondary sources, including books and scholarly articles, on your topic
  • Locate primary sources, such as original documents and images, for your topic
  • Locate biographical information on individuals
  • Find and request books and articles from other libraries
  • Read historic news in newspapers and online
  • Get help citing sources correctly

  • Identify the best places to start your research by geographical location
Sources by Location
U.S. & Canada Europe Africa
Latin America Middle East East Asia