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HIST495 Introduction to Historical Interpretation (History Honors)

Guide for history honors students.

Research Basics: Introduction

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Google Scholar and WorldCat

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The WorldCat is helpful in searching the holdings of several libraries in the United States as well as many libraries abroad.


Use Google Scholar to find articles from various academic publishers, professional societies, universities, and scholarly articles available across the web. Google Scholar is the first step to get a quick idea of what may be available for your research. The next step is to investigate the relevant materials available in the primary and secondary sources databases for your research.

Please note that there is no one-stop-shop for finding research resources.