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LIBRARY GUIDE TO HST 3010 - Historical Thinking and Writing (Shesko)

Library Tutorials
- Finding secondary sources
How to find good books quickly and effectively with Library OneSearch
(6:56 video)

- Evaluating your results
How to evaluate the usefulness of a scholarly book for your research topic
(4:54 video)
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Find background information
Use these resources to find other books on your topics:

The Cambridge History of Latin America (online)
This volume on colonial Latin America includes essays by respected historians, including bibliographic essays.

The Cambridge History of Native Peoples of the Americas - volume 2, Mesoamerica (online)
An authoritative overview of all the important native civilizations of the Mesoamerican area, beginning with archaeological discussions of paleoindian, archaic and preclassic societies and continuing to the present.

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture
(print, Ref.F 1406 .E53 2008)

LANIC (Latin American Network Information Center)
Guide to Latin American history resources online to 2015, including the history of Mexico
Find Books
At KL:
A statewide catalog of many of Michigan's libraries. It allows you to request books at another library be sent to Kresge Library for you.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff WorldCat
A catalog of materials owned by libraries worldwide. How to export to RefWorks

Handbook of Latin American Studies
bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars.
Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan
You may request materials we don't have and we'll borrow them from another library for you.

Find articles
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Historical Abstracts
Search for journal articles on world history beyond Kresge Library

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff JSTOR  and Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Project MUSE
 Archives the full-text of articles from numerous history journals and journals in Latin American studies
Find primary sources
Lienzo de Tlaxcala
The Florentine Codex

Díaz del Castillo, Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España

Latin America Originals
A series of books featuring primary source texts on colonial and nineteenth-century Latin America, translated into English

General sources
  • Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff ARTstor (photos of museum collections)

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