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HISTORY: Subject Guide

Search tips and resource suggestions for research in history.

Getting Started

globe-shaped word cloud of history wordsIn this Guide, you'll find:

Key Resources

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Reference sources - great for getting started

Reference sources are a great starting point for research. Reference sources typically provide definitions, give topic overviews, and explain theories. They can also point to additional readings and scholarship. Examples of reference sources include: dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, guidebooks, manuals, and textbooks. 

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