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Links to help you find resources in History.

Background & Reference Sources

Explore the many background and reference sources to get a jump start on your research (see the drop down list under the Background & Reference Sources tab).  Types of sources include:

  • Almanacs
  • Atlases
  • Gazetteers
  • Biographies
  • Chronologies
  • Dictionaries
  • Directories
  • Dissertations & Theses
  • Encyclopedias
  • Government Publications
  • Guides & Handbooks

For additional help with your research, consult this guide for specific history courses, citation formats for history, and tracing historical ideas.