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American History: Home

Recommended starting points for research on all areas of American history. Use to locate key reference works, books, articles, newspapers, and other primary resources.


Guide Contents

Selected Reference Works - Collection of specialized dictionaries and encyclopedias on different aspects of US history including biographical information. Includes links to online titles and information about works in print.

Where to Find Books - Resources for locating books at UVM and beyond.

Where to Find Articles - Resources for locating scholarly research articles and book reviews.

Historical Newspapers & Periodicals  - Access to online collections of historical newspapers and magazines. Includes access to The New York Times, The Boston Globe, & More.

Primary Resources Online - Wide range of primary sources that can be accessed online. Includes access to pamphlets, legal documents, images, photographs, video, and more.

Maps & Atlases - Print and online maps and atlases.

Citing Sources - Guides and tools for properly citing your research using the Chicago Manual of Style (or Turabian).

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