Library Quick-Guide: History (Matt deSpain's classes)
Library Catalog -- Select "Advanced Search" Search terms: opposing viewpoints and your subject. Or just search your subject. Be sure to narrow the Format to "Books."
Call Numbers in the LRC Collection for History:
E 151-857: History of the United States
F 1 - 957: Local History
Americas Historical Newspapers 1690 - 2000 - News articles covering topics in government, politics, social issues, culture, literature, discoveries, inventions and more.
- Search your own subject or browse
- View articles of entire page (entire page will show advertisements)
- Try Boston, Philadelphia, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, etc.
EBSCOhost - Multiple databases available, including:
- Academic Search Complete--multi-disciplinary
- Bibliography of Native North Americans --some full text articles, mainly an index.
- Don't forget the "page options" feature (or click on the magnifying glass) to see the article summary.
- Citation link is found on the right side of the page once you have clicked on an article.
National Geographic: Find articles by searching names of battles, towns, pre-Civil war figures.
Oklahoman: Archives of the Oklahoman newspaper. (1901 to current)
ProQuest: ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times (1851 - 2010)
- Ancestry.com - free 2 week trial available (but read the fine print) (also available in Metropolitan and Pioneer Library systems but only in the library.
- Watch 1 minute video:
- To get 2 week free trial, you have to add credit card info, then after 14 days, they begin to charge about $20 unless you cancel your membership.
- FamilySearch - genealogy Web site hosted by the Mormon Church
- Cyndi's List -
- a categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet.