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 History Research

The following databases are the most popular for history research and contain a variety of primary and secondary source materials. Some search tips are as follows:

  • For primary sources (especially newspapers), use the terminology common during the time period you're studying; for example, terms like "African American" or "Native American" were not in usage until more recent history.
  • Use synonyms for your keywords (ex. try "dog" and "canine")
  • Look at the subject terms in your search results; these are usually hyperlinks and can help you find other resources on your topic
  • Don't limit your search to only one database or set of search results