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History

This guide will help you find resources in history.

Introduction

Photograph of former president Lyndon Johnson meeting with various civil rights' leaders

This guide includes major databases to help you find what you need.
Use the tabs to find background, articles, books, primary sources, etc.

A quick note about three of the categories:

  • Background Information includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical sources, statistics & data, and other kinds of information that will give you an overview or context.
  • Primary Sources includes links to digital primary source collections.  These collections contain digital newspapers, magazines, books, maps, or other materials created by participants or observers at the time.
  • Class guides will lead you to library guides created specifically for this subject.

Photograph of former president Lyndon Johnson meeting with various civil rights' leaders. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.