HIST 101: Popular culture In/As U.S. 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.

Getting Started

These are examples of the titles retrieved with a keyword search in Oskicat of encyclopedia cobmined with:

popular culture

Another useful resource for many of your topics is:

American Decades  Doe reference Reference Hall E169.12 .A419 1994 and the accompanying resource American Decades Primary Sources Doe reference Reference Hall E169.1 .A471977 2004


St. James encyclopedia of popular culture Read at Google Read at Google

Contemporary youth culture : an international encyclopedia Includes an article on "Raising World Citizens: News Programming for Youth in the United States" Read at Google Read at Google

Cold War culture : media and the arts, 1945-1990 Read at Google Read at Google

Encyclopedia of television This resource is also available online at http://www.museum.tv/eotv/eotv.htm Read at Google Read at Google


Last Update: June 03, 2014 14:48