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  • History Research Guide

    Welcome to the History research guide. This guide is intended to create a pathway to research tools and other resources to assist you with research projects and assignments for HIST 1301, HIST 1302, and HIST 2311. 

    You will find information about:

    Find and Search Sources

    Reference Databases


    Databases & Other Sources

    Books & eBooks

    Search the library catalog to find books and eBooks. Books give you a detailed analysis of a topic and provide background information. 

    To browse the History collection, look for items in this call number range.

    Call Number Range Subject
    CS Geneology
    CT Biographies
    D World History
    E 100

    History of America

    E 200 United States History
    F 100-900 Local Histories
    F 380 Texas History 

    Streaming Media: Academic Video Online (AVON) & Films on Demand (FOD)

    The library has two streaming media databases, Academic Video Online & Films on Demand. AVON and FOD allow students access to a wide range of titles on subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. 

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