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History: Getting Started

This guide offers a starting point for research in various areas of History.


This is a brief guide to assist you in finding materials for your history research and classes. The guide begins with a general introduction to finding books and articles, and continues with lists of resources for specific topics in history.

If you need further assistance with your Library research, please contact me or the Info & Research Help Desk!

Additional Guides

Other guides may help with your research. The additional guides below can also be useful for history topics.

Citing Sources in History

Below are some resources to help you with writing and citing. You may also want to try RefWorks, a web-based citation management tool provided by the Library, or Zotero, a free citation manager that allows you to share and collaborate.

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