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History: History Guide

Find books, articles, and scholarly websites on various history topics. This guide will also help you find primary sources.

Getting Started

Search these electronic encyclopedias to get background information and overviews on all sorts of historical topics.

Find Books


Browse these web sites to get additional information on all sorts of historical topics.

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Primary Resources

Primary Resources are documents or artifacts that were written or created during the time an event took place.  Some examples include, diaries, letters, official records, autobiographies, film, clothing,  or newspaper articles.

Here are some resources that contain primary documents and resources.

Find Articles

Do a keyword search of these databases to find articles, books, and book chapters on various historical topics.

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