Planning your research
Textbook with advice on planning a research project and finding and using primary and secondary sources.
Booklists, bibliographies and summaries
These research guides from earlier eras are valuable to students writing historiographies. They are arranged by geographical region; editors list and summarize significant books of the era.
Essays by scholars in the field present overviews of the work that has been published on a topic.
Book reviews can help you identify important works on a topic and identify contrasting approaches or different schools of thought.