This course guide has two main purposes:
- To save you time in your research.
- 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!
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Table of Contents
- Reference Sources
- Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
- Facts and Statistics
- Online Catalog
- Why Bother with Subject Headings
- Some Example Subject Headings
- Searching the Online Catalog
- Historical Abstracts
- Other Article Databases
- Magazines and Newspapers
- Other Source Collections
- Digitized Collections
- Print Collections
- Microfilm Collections
- Citing Your Sources
- Chicago Manual of Style
- Guides to Chicago Style
- Video Tutorials
- Analyzing a Topic
- Search Queries in Library Databases