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History - General

This guide is meant for research in the field of history. Find out where to find the best scholarly articles, what differentiates a primary and secondary source, and how to cite your sources.

Find Primary Sources in Newspapers

Newspapers are a great place to find primary sources. Use these databases to search current and historical newspapers.

Find Primary Sources Online

Many libraries and museums have created online collections of primary sources. Use these as a starting point - and ask a librarian if you need help navigating any of these or finding others.

Video: Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Sources