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HST 301: Introduction to Historical Research: Getting Started

HST 301 Guide Information

This guide is designed to help you find credible, academic sources for HST 301 research topics.

Use the links below (or tabs at top) to explore various resources available through Hamersly Library:

  • Secondary Sources

    See this page to learn more about finding books, articles, and more using the main library search or the subject-specific databases. Databases are collections of online materials that you can search to find information relevant to your research topic. The databases listed on this page are recommended by your instructor and librarian

  • Primary Sources

    Primary Sources are original documents, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, letters, interviews or other sources that were generally written or created during a specific time period. Memoirs, autobiographies and oral histories are examples of primary sources created after events occurred.


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