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

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These overviews include extensive bibliographies:
At KL: Library OneSearch

Beyond KL: MelCat
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.
Find articles
Useful databases for scholarly articles:
To find articles that KL does not have:
  • Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Historical Abstracts
    A comprehensive history database to search for journal articles.
    Use the link to determine if the article is available online in another database or in print in the library. If it isn't, you can request it electronically from another library.
Find primary sources
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff American Periodicals Online Series
This source includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from 1740-1940. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and groundbreaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Eighteenth Century Collections Online
180,000 titles (200,000 volumes) including books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides and more. Works published in the UK during the 18th century plus thousands from elsewhere. Based on the English Short Title Catalogue.

The Newton Project
All of Newton's writings and some information about Newton's life

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin
Franklin's writings, collected and edited by scholars at Yale University

The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon
7 volumes compiled in 1860-1874

Digital Public Library of America
The gateway to American libraries' digital collections
Remote library resources
Help finding primary sources
  • Finding primary sources
    A series of online modules to learn how to search for, and select primary sources online effectively.
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