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LIBRARY GUIDE TO HST 390 - The Crusades

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  • Unrestricted Resource Kresge Library Catalog
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  • 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.
  • Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff WorldCat
    A catalog of materials owned by libraries worldwide. How to export to RefWorks

Encyclopedia of the Crusades
(Greenwood Press, 2003)

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Direct link to Journal of Medieval History

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Historical Abstracts
Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, the history of education, and more. Provides indexing of more than 1700 academic historical journals in over 40 languages since 1955. How to export to RefWorks

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff JSTOR and Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Project MUSE
Both have many history journals in full text

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff MLA Bibliography
Useful for the cultural impact of the crusades
Find primary sources
The library has many more documentary histories and other primary sources. In the library catalogMelcat, and in WorldCat, enter the topic of your choice and add the word "sources". Example:
  • Crusades and sources
The word "Sources" helps retrieve primary materials, but others work too. For example:  Crusades Personal narratives.

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Dominique Daniel
Humanities Librarian for History and Modern Languages

Office hours: W 3-5pm, KL 244. To make an appointment:  Book an appointment


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