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History 498A/495A: U.S. Inequalities, Gilded Age to the Present   Tags: american_history, history  

A course guide.
Last Updated: Apr 16, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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This course guide has two main purposes:

  1. To save you time in your research.
  2. To help make your research more successful.  

For much more in-depth information on conducting historical research, please visit our guide on Library Research for History Students.

If you have any questions about this guide, or about your research for this class, then please don't hesitate to contact us!

Mary Stuart
History Librarian
244-0797 | m-stuart (at)

Geoffrey Ross
Collections and Services Specialist
333-9558 | gtross (at)


Table of Contents

  1. Video Tutorials
    • Analyzing a Topic
    • Search Queries in Library Databases
  2. Reference Sources
    • Encyclopedias
    • Bibliographies, Handbooks, and Guides
    • Biographies
    • Statistics
  3. Books
    • Online Catalog
    • I-Share
    • Why Bother with Subject Headings?
    • Example Subject Headings
    • Searching the Online Catalog
    • Digitized Book Collections
  4. Periodicals
    • America: History and Life
    • Other Article Databases
    • Digitized Journals
    • Print and Microform
    • Periodicals Reference Sources
  5. Newspapers
    • Major U.S. Historical Newspapers Online
    • Searching Historical Newspapers
    • Current Newspapers
  6. Other Source Collections
    • Digital Collections
    • Microform Collections
  7. Citing Your Sources
    • Managing Your Sources
    • Guides to Chicago Style
    • Chicago Manual of Style

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