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Discover history-related resources available through the UW Library. Not finding what you need? Just ask.

Library catalogue

Find print and electronic books, monographs, and government reports held by the Waterloo, Laurier, and Guelph university libraries.

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Enter topic terms in this box, review your results, use the limits on the left to refine by format, library location, publication date, subject ...

For example:   protests AND students AND sixties

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History research databases

See what articles historians have published on your topic. From your search results, click on "Get it @ Waterloo"  to link to the articles subscribed to by UWLibrary.

National biographies

Billie Holiday; Jackie Onasis; Malcolm X;
ANB features Billie Holiday; Mark Twain; Jacqueline Onassis; Malcolm X, ...
And SO many more.

Dana Porter Library's reference area

Dana Porter Library's reference collection is arranged according to the Library of Congress' alphanumeric classification scheme.

Door to the reference area, Dana Porter Library
Quotation wall and door leading from Browser's Cafe into the reference area,
Dana Porter Library. Photo: Jane Forgay.

Subject Guide

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Jane Forgay
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Graduate student information

History Department
University of Waterloo