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Library resources, databases and articles for history research

Reference Resources

If you're new to a topic, it is helpful to find background information. This helps you learn what has been written on a topic, and lets you know that there is scholarly information available. Introductory sources, like encyclopedias, can also help you come up with search terms that will be helpful later in your research.

Understanding the background of your topic is vital to creating your argument.

Reference Books and eBooks

Online Reference Sources