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History

Explore resources used by historians

Primary sources in context

These databases combine encyclopedia entries, published scholarship, and primary source documents for history teachers and students. 

Reference Guides

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. 

Literature Reviews


Essays by scholars in the field present overviews of the work that has been published on a topic.

Book reviews


Book reviews can help you identify important works on a topic and identify contrasting approaches or different schools of thought. 

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