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HIS 441 & 495, Prof. Sterne: Finding Secondary Sources

Guide for HIS 441/495: Advanced Topics in American History - Immigration and American Identity

Finding Books

There are three main places to start your search for books. Each has a different specialty and scope.

Finding More Books

Search the catalog for likely terms and look closely at your results.  If you find something that looks interesting, and you want to see similar results, click on the LC Subject – this will take you to other books on the same topic.

Finding Articles

There are several databases that can help you locate articles on History-related topics.  For more information on these and other applicable databases, please stop by the Info & Research Help Desk.

History-related databases are listed under URI Library > Articles & Databases > Arts & Humanities, but it is a good idea to peruse some of the other subject areas as they may have databases that cover your topic.

You can get to a complete list of databases from: URI Library > Articles & Databases.

Older Articles

The databases above might not go back as far as you'd like. You may need to consult the print sources below.

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