Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Advice for Online Students
There may be times when you cannot come to the library during this semester, but the library is still here to help you! If you need a section of one of the print resources listed on this page scanned and emailed to you, complete the digitization request form. Check here for more information on accessing library resources.
Print Reference Resources
Salem History is a robust online database that includes the complete full-text content of printed reference sets. See information button for a list of titles.
Oxford Reference Online
Reference resources published by the Oxford University Press.
Using Reference Books
Use Reference books to:
♦ Obtain background material to help familiarize yourself with your topic
♦ Place your topic in historical context
♦ Locate definitions of terms and concepts
♦ Find bibliographies suggesting additional resources on your topic