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Translation: National Loan 1920. Subscribe. Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas. Poster from the Library of Congress.

Citation & Writing Help

Historians generally use the Chicago Style format. For information to other citation formats see the Citation Styles & Tools guide.


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Starting Points: Books & eBooks

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See the eBook FAQ for directions to limit your search to ebooks only.


  • By Topic - Type in the keywords that broadly describe your topic.  For example: missionaries india women history
     
  • By Title - Type in the first few words of the book title in quotations.  For example: "atomic frontier days".
     
  • By Author - Type in the last name followed by the first name of the author in quotations.  For example: "giebel christoph"

Starting Points: Journal Articles

The following research databases will help you identify articles in the field of history. For additional research databases see those listed under History by Region & History by Topic.

Starting Points - Primary Sources

This is a tiny sampling of primary source collections available at Libraries. More comprehensive lists can be found under History by RegionHistory by Topic & Primary Sources by Type. UW only digitized collections of primary sources are also listed on Digital Collections A-Z.

History Librarian

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Theresa Mudrock
Contact:
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206.685.1623

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