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History and American Studies: Locating Articles

A research guide to finding books, articles, and other resources in History and American Studies

Using Databases

Databases provide access to published material in:

  • magazines
  • newspapers
  • scholarly journals
  • books
  • and other valuable information sources.

Citing Your Sources

While writing research papers, you may need to:

List your sources in bibliographies or works cited, and

♦ Provide either footnotes or endnotes.

For more help with citations, check this guide out.

Databases for Scholarly Articles

Other Useful Databases

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