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Hopkins HistoryM141: Starting Page

Use the tabs below to locate books, databases, and websites covering African-American history from 1877 to the present

Welcome to Your History Research Study Guide

Welcome to the History Research Guide. This guide is intended to help you learn about a variety of resources useful for conducting historical research and to provide you with tools to assist you in the following: 

Finding books & ebooks in the Library
Finding reference materials
Finding articles through the databases
Finding primary sources
Citing sources using the Chicago Manual of Style

Before starting your research, make a list of the main concepts you want to learn about and identify the “keywords” that represent and describe these concepts. Consider alternative spellings, synonyms, acronyms and related terms for your keywords. Check the "Help" pages of each database to find out more about refining your search results.

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