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LIBRARY GUIDE TO HST4978 - Capstone in American History (Milne)

Find Primary sources
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans 1639-1800
This full-text historical collection contains books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents and ephemera printed in America over three centuries. Take a look at our guide to EAI for an introduction on searching or browsing the imprints. How to export to RefWorks
Colonial newspapers at KL (microcards in room 143KL- readable with our new microform reader and scanner). Example: Boston Chronicle (1767-1770)

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.

Anthologies of primary sources at KL
Online primary sources
Guides on analyzing primary sources:
Find Articles
Useful databases for scholarly articles on the colonial period in America:

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff America: History & Life , Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Historical Abstracts are authoritative databases to look for history articles.

To find the text of articles that are not available online in these databases, be sure to use the link to determine if the article is available online in another database or in print in the library.

 
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff JSTOR   and Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Project MUSE contain the full text of many - but not all - history journals.

Some  important journals in colonial history:
Find Books
  • Unrestricted Resource Kresge Library Catalog
    You can use the library catalog to find books, scholarly & popular journals, government documents, dvds & videos, reference materials, sheet music, and more.
  • 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
Interlibrary Loan

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

Useful tools and resources
18thConnect
18thConnect
Portal to digital primary and secondary sources on the long 18th century
 
Library Contact
Picture: Dominique Daniel

Dominique Daniel
Humanities Librarian for History and Modern Languages
daniel@oakland.edu
248.370.2478

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

Kate Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
RefWorks

Refworks

Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.


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