HIST 101: Research Topics in Latin American History

HIST 101 Guide

Information useful to all students doing research for a thesis can be found in the HIST 101: What You Need To Know guide. It includes information about:

  • Locating background information
  • OskiCat, Melvyl, HathiTrust, Google Books, and Dissertation Abstracts
  • Using databases to find secondary sources and accessing full-text content
  • Using the catalog to find primary sources, locating archival collections outside of our libraries, and accessing our microfilm collection
  • Using Bancroft and the finding aids for the collections
  • Citing with Chicago Manual of Style and bibliographic managers you can use
  • General Library information including how to schedule a consultation with me

This guide is intended to provide resources and search strategies specific to your section of History 101. For the best results, you should use both of these guides.

Latin American Studies

Carlos Delgado, the librarian for Latin American collections, has put together a guide that may be of use to you. His contact information is also included in the guide.

Contact information for other subject specialists is listed on the liaisons page. Look under the academic department title for the corresponding librarian.


Encyclopedias & Bibliographies

Last Update: June 03, 2014 14:48