Welcome! This research guide has been created to help you find primary and secondary sources that will help you with your historical research. If you need further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact your librarian.
Presenting various schools of thought, this useful tool explores the dynamic, nature, and professional history of research papers, and shows readers how to identify, find, and evaluate both primary and secondary sources for their own writing assignments.--Amazon
The book offers guidance to aspiring historians at every stage and in every walk of life, from practical advice on tackling and organizing projects to recommendations for finding and using resources of all kinds, whether at the local library or historical society or on the Internet. It is intended to be a serious guide to the best practices for researchers as well as a "good read" as a collection of research stories.
With clear and accessible advice, A Student’s Guide to History is an indispensable resource for history students... Shorter, more manageable chapters now focus on more specific concepts, such as building a history essay and documenting sources, so students can more easily find the information they need. Expanded coverage of working with sources. A new chapter explains how to examine any source of historical evidence — primary or secondary, written or nonwritten, print or digital.--Amazon
Provides students and teachers with a comprehensive overview of the emergence and development of history as a discipline and of the major theoretical developments that have informed historical writing. Instead of focusing on theory, the book uses key historical texts to explain key concepts and demonstrate the ways they have informed practical work.-Amazon