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Library resources, databases and articles for history research


Welcome to the library guide for history research.

Getting Started - Encyclopedias and other reference sources, background information.

Articles/Databases - Finding scholarly articles, historical newspapers, and early American imprints.

Books - Searching for books at Beloit and beyond.  Tips for selecting search words.

How Do I? - How to request a source through interlibrary loan.  How to cite sources.  Research and writing guidance.

Primary Sources - Tips for finding primary sources in the library.  Web sites of primary sources.