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HIST 2600: Charlotte & the Region in the First World War Era: Secondary Sources

How-To Video: Searching for Secondary Sources

Article Databases

Google Scholar

Google Scholar can be a good search engine for interdisciplinary research but there is no way of limiting your search results to "peer-reviewed" sources.  You can search in UlrichsWeb by periodical title to ensure that the sources you plan to use for your research are scholarly, peer-reviewed.

World War One Podcasts (OUP)

Oxford University Press presents a new podcast series commemorating the centennial of the United States entering World War One. Each episode is hosted by Thomas Zeiler and features engaging dialogue from a variety of Oxford University Press authors.

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Atkins Library How-To Videos

If you are new to UNC Charlotte, you may want to browse the library's how-to videos and attend one of our drop-in library tours or research 101 sessions.

Primary and Secondary Sources

Primary means written at or near the time of the historical event.

Secondary means written many years later, probably by a scholar researching the historical event.