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History Courses & Research

HI 305 American Frontier Research Interactions

How to use this page

  1. Complete the tutorial linked below by the end of the day on Thursday 9/3.
    • The tutorial walks you through which pages to view and then asks you to complete some analysis and identification.
  2. Aside from the tutorial, the info on this page is specific HI 305 info that supplements the foundational info on the rest of the guide.

Two Encyclopedia Examples

Highlighted below are two examples of encyclopedias directly related to this course--search online and the shelves for more.

Books - A Note

Be sure to notice, on the "Books" page, the information about using subject terms and searching WorldCat.

  • There is at least one specific subject term related to this course.
  • You will definitely want to take advantage of ordering books for free from other libraries.

Primary Sources and Websites - Examples

These are only a few examples. See also the link to the NYT archives below.

New York Times Primary Sources

Sign up for your free pass to access to the NYT (next year, simply re-sign-up).
Access it anywhere, any device, even through the app, using that same account.

Especially useful--Times Machine and access to articles going back to 1851! This will look like reading microfilm on the screen. You can also search and order "Oldest First."

Articles

Read the page on "Articles" (history majors) or the section on articles on the non-history majors pages to see your options for finding articles on topics for this course.

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