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Secondary Source Databases

History Databases

DPLA

HathiTrust

A repository for digital collections. Items in the public domain (works published before 1923) are freely accessible online.

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Internet Archive

A digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Includes digitized books, periodicals, media, and more.

NCpedia

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Research Tips

AND...
When using Academic Search Premier and Historical Abstracts, be sure to use "And" between the terms.  (E.g. Black death AND Italy)
Quotation Marks...
When using JSTOR an AND is automatically inserted between every word. To keep words together as a phrase, use quotation marks. (E.g. "Black death" Italy) 
Asterick*
An asterick at the end of a word can find alternate endings. (E.g. Jew* will find Jew, Jews, Jewish, etc)
 
 

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