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History M140 United States History 1865 to the Present: Home


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

Finding reference materials

Finding articles through the databases

Finding Primary Sources in the Library

Finding Primary Sources on the Web

Citing your 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. Look for the "Help" pages of each database to find out more about refining your search results.


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