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Get Started with World History Resources

This guide will help you learn how to search the major databases for finding resources in world history

Example Topic and Keywords

Example Topic: How did the Vikings raid and colonize Europe from the 9th to the 11th century?

You need to use specific keywords that are most important to the topic. So, before you start searching, think about keywords you're going to use for searching. Here are a few that are related to this topic.

Example Keywords:

  • Vikings
  • raids
  • strategies
  • Europe
  • colonization
  • 9th century

Databases Covered in this Guide