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Where to Start - History Research

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History Research Guide


Search the library catalog and subject specific databases simultaneously in the box below.


History Discovery @ Tarleton Libraries

Article databases

For more focused research, use one of the recommended databases listed below.

America: History and Life with Full Text

American Indian Histories and Cultures

American West

Archive of Americana - American State Papers, Early American Newspapers, U. S.Congressional Serial Set, Dallas Morning News Historical Archive.

Eighteenth Century Collection 

Handbook of Texas

History Cooperative

In the First Person

JSTOR

Lexis Nexis

New York Times Historical Newspaper

NewsBank

Periodicals Contents 

Project Muse

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Databases Descriptions

Books, periodicals, videos, etc.

Tarleton State University Libraries Catalog

Tarleton Libraries offer a wide variety of research materials covering this specific subject. Search the catalog for books, government reports, journal titles, videos, cds, etc. Key word searching is available.

You can also locate research materials by browsing specific call number ranges on the shelves. Some relevant call number ranges include: D (World History), E & F (History of the Americas)

Can’t find what you need in the catalog?  Ask a Librarian (in person, email reference@tarleton.edu, or call (254) 968-9249.  

eJournals  SFX

WorldCat

Dissertations and theses

Dissertations and Theses - Full Text (Proquest)

Professional Journals

Magazine of History

American History

The Historical Journal

The Public Historian

Historical Methods

Curator: a Quarterly Publication of the American Museum of Natural History

Get Help

Christy Singleton

Christy Singleton
Reference Department - Office 110
Phone: 254-968-1898
Email: singleton@tarleton.edu


Additional Help:

LC Call Number Area

[D] - History: General and the Old World, [E - F] - History: America

Featured Ebook

history featured ebook

Civil War: People and Perspectives, edited by Lisa Tendrich Frank.

Writing/ Citation Help

Writing Center: 
Directors: Ms. Alice Newsome and Mr. Ben Sword

Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-4:00PM

O.A. Grant, 210

(254)968-1914

Purdue OWLhttp://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

Interlibrary Loan

If you need items that the library does not own, request them through Interlibrary Loan.

(254) 968-9660.