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Historical Research Methods: Background Research

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Search our books and ebooks, as well as some of our most popular full-text article databases.

Conducting History Research

Using Reference Sources

The purpose of a reference source is to provide basic facts without analysis or criticism. Reference sources include: 

  • Encyclopedias
  • Biographical dictionaries
  • Maps and atlases

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Are you stuck? Whether you are at the beginning, middle or end of your research, Research Base Camp can help! These brief videos will provide you with key concepts in research and presentation skills. 

Understanding the Research Process  •  Searching  •  Using What You've Found  •  Citing Your Work  •  Presenting Your Research 

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