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What is a Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journal Article?

Locate articles

Use this database to locate secondary articles, book reviews, etc. published in history journals.

Sample Keyword Search:
harpers ferry and john brown

Sample Results: 

Cover image for Vol. 12 Issue 4

Brundage, W. Fitzhugh. "John Brown: The Stone in the Historian's Shoe." The Journal of the Historical Society 12, no. 1 (2012): 79-96.


Locate books and other secondary sources.

To locate resources written about specific events, people, years, etc. try keyword and subject searching in the UW Libraries Catalog.  Combine place names, personal names, and years to find resources relevant to your topic. 

Sample Search:  Lincoln and emancipation proclamation

Sample Search:  Mao Zedong and Red Square

Sample Search:  Seattle and workers strike