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Waidner-Spahr Library

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History: Home

These pages will help you learn the process of research for history classes.

Meet the History Librarian

Researching History

Welcome! This guide is a collection of research resources pertaining to the study of history.  The tabs above will direct you to resources that will help you find certain kinds of material, or you can click a marker on the map to the right to start researching a contry or continent.  Under "Special Topics" you will find resources specific to places such as Dickinson College, events such as the U.S. Civil War, and types of materials such as historical statistics.

For additional help, contact your librarian.

Creating a Literature Review

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Your Librarian

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Malinda Triller-Doran

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