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History : Britain & Ireland: Home

A research guide to primary and secondary sources for British and Irish history.

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Historians generally use the Chicago Style format. For more citation info see Citing Sources.


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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: easter rising women history
     
  • By Title - Type in the first few words of the book title in quotations. For example: "child abuse and moral reform".
     
  • By Author - Type in the last name followed by the first name of the author in quotations. For example: "bailkin jordanna"

Starting Points: Journal Articles

The following research databases will help you identify articles on British & Irish history. Additional research databases are listed under Articles

Starting Points - Primary Sources

This is a small sampling of primary sources dealing with Britain & Ireland. Additional sources are listed under the various Primary Sources sections of this guide.

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